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Clematis Guernsey Cream in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Clematis 'Guernsey Cream'

 

Clematis 'Guernsey Cream'

Large white flowers with perfect rounded petals and creamy-yellow centres with petals streaked with a wash of green. This effect can light up a shaded area, especially against a darker backdrop. Happy in sun or part shade, the flowers perform at their best in a shaded spot. A Group 2 clematis.

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plant Features
  • Clematis Guernsey Cream likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Clematis Guernsey Cream likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Clematis Guernsey Cream is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Clematis Guernsey Cream likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

 
plant information

Common name

Clematis 'Guernsey Cream'

Latin name

Clematis 'Guernsey Cream'

type

Climber

family

Ranunculaceae

ph

7.0 - 8.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Clematis Guernsey Cream likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Frost

    Clematis Guernsey Cream is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Soil

    Clematis Guernsey Cream likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

  • Water

    Clematis Guernsey Cream likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
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    When the plant will bloom

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Clematis Guernsey Cream is 3.00meters x 3.00meters 3.00 M 3.00 M

Clematis 'Guernsey Cream'

Large white flowers with perfect rounded petals and creamy-yellow centres with petals streaked with a wash of green. This effect can light up a shaded area, especially against a darker backdrop. Happy in sun or part shade, the flowers perform at their best in a shaded spot. A Group 2 clematis.


Flowering Season

From Early Summer TO Late Summer

Group 2 varieties mostly produce a succession of single, very large flowers in early summer and another crop in late summer, although some may flower continuously through the summer.

 

Propagation by cuttings

From Late Summer TO Mid Autumn

Semi hard wood cuttings are taken from the current years growth from late summer to mid autumn the bottom of the cuttings is hard and soft on the top. With a sharp knife take a cutting of about 14cms, remove lowest leaves, dip end into rooting hormone, and place round the edge of a pot filled with a suitable compost, water well, they must remain moist till rooted, place under glass but in semi shade.

 

Planting young plants

From Early Spring TO Late Summer

Soak pot grown new plants well before planting. Dig an over-sized planting hole and mix some good quality organic material with the soil from the hole adding a handful of bone-meal or fish, blood and bone fertiliser. Put some well rotted manure at the base of the hole and cover with soil. Remove the plant from its pot and place in the hole so that the surface of the root-ball is at least 3 inches below the soil level. Fill the space around the root-ball with the soil and organic material mix. Sprinkle some more organic fertiliser around the plant, keeping it away from the stem and water in thoroughly.

 
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