Clematis Ville de Lyon
Excellent for full shade, the vivid flowers on this showy Clematis are carmine red with deep red margins and soft yellow stamens, a very vigorous and prolific plant it will flower heavily in late summer. Can be easily trained to cover walls, trellises or arches. Only needs to have it’s roots shaded Removing fading flowerswill promote new blooms to emerge quicker.
This variety belongs tolate large flowering prune group 2 that needs to be pruned in late winter or early spring and afterits first flush of flowersin summer, this will encourage it to flower again later in summer.
Details Clematis Ville de Lyon
- Climbs walls and fences
- Blooms: July – October
- Flower colour: red
- Full grown height: 1. 50 – 2 m
- Full grown width: 1 – 1.50 m
- Plant location: partial sunny location
- Plant depth: 10 cm
- Plant spacing: 100 cm
- Hardiness: -15 Celsius
- Preferred soil: Well drained
How to take care of Clematis Ville De Lyon
This Clematis loves a fertile soil in semi-shade. The base of the plant should always be in the shade (use some pot sherds if necessary). Remove the [pt and spread out the roots into a spacious hole of about 12x12x12inch.
Mix the soil with some potting soil. Press the soil around the roots and give plenty of water. Place some bamboo sticks around and attach the upgrowing vines. When the plant starts to grow it will attach itself with small grabbing fingers.
The Clematis Ville De Lyon is a clematis which you can prune lightly in june directly after the first bloom. You can fertilise in spring and during the flowering period with some organic fertiliser.