Bees Jubilee Clematis
Clematis 'Bees Jubilee'
'Bees Jubilee' Clematis are a beautiful variety that produces masses of stunning large soft pink flowers, which intensify with their striking crimson bars. These make a delightful and unusual cut flower.
A really versatile clematis, it can be grown in sun or partial shade, where the colour of the flower is said to intensify. A hard worker it, will flower through May, June and September providing a really valuable splash of colour throughout the growing season.
Great for your garden:
'Bees Jubilee' Clematis are great for growing in partial shade, meaning it's a brilliant choice for growing through another later flowering climber such as a climbing rose.
Because of its compact nature it can squeeze into the tiniest of gardens, in a container on a patio or even trained along a balcony. This Clematis comes with the highly regarded RHS Award of Garden Merit.
'Bees Jubilee' Clematis characteristics.
- Flower colour: Soft pink with intense pink bar
- Flower shape: Large, open star, overlapping petals
- Fragrance: Mild
- Repeating: Yes
- Approximate flowering season: May - September
- Final height and spread: 2.5m x 1m
- Pruning Group 2
- RHS Award for Garden Merit
Look out for:No specific problems known.
Trivia:'Bees Jubilee' was bred in 1958 to celebrate 25 years of Bees of Chester, a nursery started by Arthur Kilpin Bulley. He was responsible for funding many trips to far-flung lands, particularly China, on plant and seed collecting expeditions, and is highly regarded for his great contributions to the quest for new plants and varieties.
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By Julian de Bosdari