Spring Flower Collection ...

... Celebrate spring with these native flowers

Clematis Black Ice

Clematis Black Ice has fern-like evergreen dark foliage that in spring is covered in beautiful white flowers.

  • Uses: Grow in a pot with canes or trellis support or leave to grow as a scrambler in a hanging basket. You will get a fantastic spring display  using 2 to 3 plants per pot.
  • Position: Best in full sun to ensure flowering. Plant in good moist soil or good quality shrub’n tub mix.  C. Black Ice is hardy throughout New Zealand.
  • Care: Trim after flowering to promote fresh growth. Fertilize in late winter to promote spring flowers.
  • This plant has provisional PVR protection.

Clematis Spring Essence

This Clematis paniculata hybrid is a small climber to around 1.5metres. Lovely greenish scented flowers cover the plant in spring.

  • Uses: As a climber  Clematis Spring Essence will scramble unaided to 1 metre or up to 2metres with support. Clematis Spring Essence can be grown as a container plant using trellis or canes as support.
  • Position: Best in full sun or light shade in good moist soil or quality potting mix.
    Will grow throughout New Zealand and is cold hardy.
  • Care: A light trim after flowering will promote fresh growth. Using a  controlled release fertilizer will improve  flowering.
  • Provisional PVR applies.

Clematis ‘Sweet Hart’ - Clematis paniculata hybrid

This lovely scrambler has attractive fern-like foliage and is covered in showy white flowers in spring.

  • Uses:
    • As a climberAs a climber  Clematis ‘Sweet Hart’
    • It is great for using in hanging baskets. We recommend using 2 to 3 plants in a 30 cm basket. This will reward with a magnificent display of trailing foliage and flower.
    • Clematis Sweet Hart will trail over walls as a groundcover.
    • Plant at the base of Clematis paniculata to provide an interesting contrast.
  • Position  
    • Best in full sun or light shade
    • Plant in good moist soil
    • Will grow throughout New Zealand and is cold hardy.
  • Care:
    • Trim after flowering to promote fresh growth.
    • Use controlled release fertilizer to promote flowering.

Clematis paniculata

A beautiful free-flowering NZ climber. The pure white flowers can be seen cascading from trees in the NZ bush during September and October.

  • Position: Plant at the base of an established tree or against a trellis where the stems are able to twine.
  • Care: Plant in good moist soil and avoid root disturbance. Mulch to keep roots cool. It will grow throughout New Zealand but can be damaged by frost in very cold areas.

 

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