Clematis Betty Corning
Flowering mid summer to mid autumn Clematis viticella Betty Corning is scented and produces pretty lilac-pinkbell-shaped flowers with curved tips. This Clematis is very hardy and disease resistant.
This variety belongs to the Viticella Group, Prune Group 3, it blooms in late summer/autumn so you can prune it hard in early spring.
Details Clematis Betty Corning
- Climbs walls and fences
- Blooms: May – June
- Flower colour: pink
- Full grown height: 2 – 3 m
- Full grown width: 1 – 1.50 m
- Plant location: partial sunny location
- Plant spacing: 120 cm
- Hardiness: -15 Celsius
- Preferred soil: Well drained
How to take care of Betty Corning
Soak your plants as soon as they arrive. Plant this Clematis so that the crown is level with the surface of the soil, in well drained soil, add a generous amount of grit to the bottom of the hole when planting and make sure that the roots are always shaded.
Grow against a strong trellis or support. This variety belongs to pruning group 3 this means it should be pruned hard in late winter or early spring. All shoots can be pruned right back to the previous years wood just above the plants base.