Clematis Prince Charles

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This gorgeous blue clematis opens light azure blue with a hint of pink along the central bar. As the blooms mature they become more mauve-blue, losing the pink tint. An outstanding performer!
Awarded the RHS ‘Award of Garden Merit’

Stock Status: Sold Out
This gorgeous blue clematis opens light azure blue with a hint of pink along the central bar. As the blooms mature they become more mauve-blue, losing the pink tint. An outstanding performer!
Awarded the RHS ‘Award of Garden Merit’

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Clematis Prince Charles
Clematis Prince Charles
Clematis Prince Charles
Clematis Prince Charles
Clematis Prince Charles
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This gorgeous blue clematis opens light azure blue with a hint of pink along the central bar. As the blooms mature they become more mauve-blue, losing the pink tint. An outstanding performer!
Awarded the RHS Award of Garden Merit

Cultivation Advice
Included in this group are those clematis commonly thought of as Viticella's, or viticella crosses. However we have taken the liberty to include some other cultivars in this group because their growth, habit and appearance is identical to that of the Viticella's. They include the likes of 'Blekitny Aniol''Polish Spirit' and 'Prince Charles'  because of their similarities, and for ease of selection, we feel justified in placing them within this group.
They are all extremely hardy, very free flowering, their pruning is simple and they cannot be recommended highly enough. Especially useful for people new to growing clematis as they are extremely tolerant of what the gardener does to them! They all make excellent companions to grow with roses.

These clematis prefer a good quality soil with high nutrient levels and a soil which is moist but free-draining. Improve planting holes with at least 2 forkfuls of well rotted manure or garden compost and if you don't have these use a 'Soil Improver' compost. The improvement material added should be placed under the root of the plant not around it. This encourages the roots to grow downwards and remain deep and cool during summer.There is no need to deadhead these clematis, however if they appear to have finished flowering earlier than you expected, there is no harm in giving them a light trim to encourage new growth and a secondary flowering late in the autumn.
Specifications
  • Plant Size:
    Plants will usually be about 45-90cm tall on delivery, this can vary depending on the time of year and variety chosen. They are grown in 3 litre containers and are 2 years Old.
  • Aspect:
    Any Aspect
  • Facing Aspect:
    North,South,East,West
  • Flowering Months:
    June - September
  • Average Flower Size (Inches):
    3.5
  • Average Height (Feet):
    6.5
  • Pruning:
    Hard in Feb/March (Group 3)
  • Soil Type:
    Moist but Good Drainage
  • Hardiness Zone:
    H6 - Hardy - Very Cold Winter (-20C to -15C)
  • Suitable for Containers:
    Yes
  • Awards:
    RHS Award of Garden Merit
  • Scented:
    No
  • Habit:
    Deciduous Climber
  • Group:
    Viticella
  • Colour:
    Blue
  • Weight:
    1.5kg
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Excellent quality really well packed

That it is of the same high standard we have come to expect from Thorncroft products

Mrs Sue Beck October 2021

The clematis had been packed well and it was in good condition

The plant looks very healthy and hopefully will do well in time.

Louise Knight October 2021

Five star quality

Plant was in excellent condition on arrival, and was very well packaged.

This was bought for a customer, and overall I was delighted with my first ever purchase from Thorncroft. Thank you!

Gareth Williams October 2021

Excellent container plant

I received Prince Charles as a replacement for for one that had rather collapsed and died. This was all handled seamlessly by Thorncroft and the replacement has been spectacular in the number of blooms produced in two months. Highly recommended.

John July 2020

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