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: Flower colour: Deep mauve pink Flower shape: 4 petals arranged in a cruciform Fragrance: Sweet and spicy Repeating: No Approximate flowering season: May - June Final height and spread: 10m x 2.5m Pruning group: 1 RHS Award of Garden Merit
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.
This variety was raised at Boskoop Research Station, Holland, in 1960. Images supplied by Clematis on the Web.