Clematis - 'Marie Boisselot'
About 'Marie Boisselot' Clematis:'Marie Boisselot' is a stunning Clematis and one of the best for pure snow-white flowers, which grow up to 20cm in diameter and are produced en mass from June to September.
These beautiful blooms have deeply cut midribs on their perfect satin petals, with lovely golden anthers to their centre.
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Great for your garden:'Marie Boisselot' is a great low maintenance climber that only needs pruning when it gets too big for its situation. It looks wonderful trained on a trellis, pergola or frame and its pure white flowers work beautifully with the flowers of climbing roses.
Due to its vigour it can grow beautifully through host trees or over large shrubs in the border. It comes with the RHS Award of Garden Merit due to its fantastic overall performance and hardiness.
'Marie Boisselot' Clematis characteristics.
Look out for:'Marie Boisselot' is tough, hardy Clematis. However, they may be affected by caterpillars, earwigs and aphids. Hand pick where possible, spray if infestations get too bad.
May be susceptible to Clematis wilt. Avoid through mulching for healthy roots. Remove any infected growth and destroy it. Disinfect your tools.
Slime flux may occasionally be a problem. Damaged stems can be infected by the bacteria causing a foul smelling ooze from the wound. Cut back affected stems to a healthy shoot, the infected material should be destroyed. Disinfect your tools.
Trivia:Another classic Clematis, 'Marie Boisselot' was raised around 1885 in France by Auguste Boisselot. It has enjoyed much popularity over the years because of the striking purity of its white flowers that is almost unrivalled, and continues to be immensely popular today.
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