Clematis - Montana 'Tetrarose'
About Clematis Montana 'Tetrarose':Clematis Montana 'Tetrarose' produces masses of gorgeous deep rose pink flowers each spring. The blooms are elegant and simple, the largest of the Montana varieties (up to 7cm diameter), with a sweet spicy fragrance.
Bronze-tinged foliage and red stems add interest once the flowers have faded. This is a vigorous climber (final height of up to 10m) that will quickly cover walls and pergolas. It will need a strong supporting structure.
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Great for your garden:Clematis Montana 'Tetrarose' will perform best with its roots in deep, moist soil. It prefers full sun, but will tolerate shade and a northerly aspect, as well as coastal conditions. Give it plenty of room to ramble up or along - it is a vigorous climber - somewhere that you will be able to enjoy the fabulous spring display and fragrance.
Carries the prestigious RHS Award of Garden Merit.
Clematis Montana 'Tetrarose' characteristics:
Look out for:Aphids and caterpillars are fond of the young shoots
Follow planting instructions to minimize the risk of clematis wilt
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.
Trivia:This variety was raised at Boskoop Research Station, Holland, in 1960.
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