Clematis Viticella Madame Julia Correvon
Looking for Clematis which is easy to grow, flowers profusely and also no palaver regarding pruning. Well look no further the Viticella group is for you.
The four petaled smallish red flowers of the cultivar Clematis Viticella Madame Julia Correvon are borne in abundance in mid Summer till early Autumn.
This climber was raised in France in 1900, although it had become lost to cultivation the interesting and colourful plantsman Christopher Lloyd came to the rescue and rediscovered it some time in the 1950s. Pruning should be carried out in late February, simply cut all the stems back to nine inches above ground level just above a strong pair of buds.
The Viticella group appear to be extremely resistant to Clematis wilt, very welcome indeed.
The Royal Horticultural Society gave this Clematis their prestigious award of garden merit. A sure and confident indication that Julia Correvon is worthy of a place in your garden.
Hardiness – Fully hardy
Position – Sun/part shade
Pruning – Late February