Clematis 'Crystal Fountain' - Climbing plants
Flowers twice a year!
Make sure that the roots of Clematis 'Crystal Fountain' are well-moistened by first placing in a bucket full of lukewarm water. Prepare a suitable hole and loosen the soil. Clematis 'Crystal Fountain' grows well when you mix nutritious compost into the garden soil. Plant the root ball of the Clematis 'Crystal Fountain' at the appropriate depth in the hole. The top of the root ball should be just slightly below ground level. Fill the hole with soil and press firmly. Water immediately after planting. Place this climber in full sun or semi shade.Clematis 'Crystal Fountain' makes a great companion plant
Clematis 'Crystal Fountain' is a good hardy climber that can beautifully decorate a pergola or fence. The large-flowered Clematis 'Crystal Fountain' is beautiful planted alongside roses. This striking plant also makes an exciting companion when planted close to the climbing dual rose 'Mystery Wonder' to create an enchanting floral display.
The large lilac-blue flowers of Clematis 'Crystal Fountain' are lovely and full with narrow sepals that gradually change from white to a paler lilac-blue, turning green in the very centre of the flower. The centre resembles large pompoms (or as the name suggests, maybe a fountain?) The small flowers appear on this year's shoots. This clematis belongs to the Viticella group. The 'Crystal Fountain' clematis is also known as Clematis 'CRYSTAL FOUNTAIN REGAL' 'Evipo038' and Clematis 'Evipo038'
This Clematis belongs to the Florida Group. All clematis are members of the Ranunculaceae family.
The clematis dislikes dry soil, so water more often during dry periods. They like to keep their ‘feet' cool and damp - clematis will appreciate you planting low-growing plants around the base of the clematis or covering with a mulch of garden compost mixed with fertiliser. These climbing plants grow well along a fence or pergola. Help them climb - tie up their new shoots around a support as they grow.Pruning Clematis 'Crystal Fountain'
This large-flowered clematis 'Crystal Fountain' is early and late flowering. Clematis are divided into three pruning groups. Clematis ‘Crystal Fountain’ belongs to group 2: Pruning is not necessary. However in March you can lightly prune all the stems back to a strong pair of buds. Remove dead and damaged stems and cut off any faded flowers during the summer.