Clematis - Montana 'Marjorie'
About Clematis Montana 'Marjorie':Clematis Montana 'Marjorie' has spectacular double and semi-double flowers up to 7cm in diameter, appearing in May and June. The petals are a coppery or salmon pink in colour with a cream stripe, distinctively pointed at their tips.
As the plant matures, the colours deepen to shades of orange. Attractive bronzed foliage contrasts beautifully with the blooms to give a spectacular show year on year. Exceptionally disease resistant, Montana 'Marjorie' is a fully hardy deciduous perennial in the UK.
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Great for your garden:Clematis Montana 'Marjorie' will perform best with its roots in deep, moist soil. It is a vigorous climber and prefers full sun, but will tolerate part shade in a south or south-westerly aspect. It will quickly smother a wall or pergola with its attractive bronze foliage. Give it a strong supporting structure to climb up or tree to ramble through and enjoy the show each spring.
Clematis Montana 'Marjorie' characteristics:
Look out for:Aphids and caterpillars are fond of the young shoots
All clematis can be affected by Clematis slime flux, a bacterial infection of damaged tissue that can kill large specimens almost overnight. Can be pruned out if spotted early.
Blooms can develop a greenish tint in shade/cold weather.
Trivia:Montana Marjorie is a seedling of the Montana 'Wilsonii' Clematis.
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