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Clematis montana ‘Broughton Star’
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Clematis montana Broughton Star

Clematis

Simple and beautiful, Clematis includes over 300 named cultivars and even more wild species than the rose. Our selections offer opulent blossoms, attractive, carefree foliage, and ornamental seed heads, in exchange for a minimum of attention. Use them to cover just about every stump and dead tree, as well as on trellises, arbors, pergolas, walls and tall shrubs. They prefer to be planted slightly deep in cool, well drained soil, with mulch or a ground cover to shade their feet; provide a support and let them climb.

Medium Band.

Clematis montana ‘Broughton Star’ full sun  partial shade

Claiming the British Clematis Society’s 1998 Certificate of Merit award, this renowned “star” was named after a local parish by the English couple who bred it. Each 2-½ in. semidouble flower is the color of crushed strawberries and features a distinctive inner ring of tepals, luxuriously staged against bronzy green deciduous foliage. For a far-reaching display of enticing blooms aplenty, let ‘Broughton Star’s vigorous stems weave their way amid the Dove Tree’s heart-shaped leaves.

Blooms May–June.

Size: 15' 0"–20' 0" high & spreading. Zone 5/6.

Clematis montana ‘Broughton Star’ (T-0232)
Each $17.75
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