Plant comparisons



Spring-flowering clematis
Mayleen

Winter-flowering clematis
Lansdowne Gem

Winter-flowering shrubs
Jacqueline Postill

Early summer clematis
Broughton Star

Winter-flowering clematis
Balearica

Jacqueline Postill is a superb winter-flowering shrub with pink scented flowers.
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Using


Spring-flowering clematis
Mayleen
Winter-flowering clematis
Lansdowne Gem
Winter-flowering shrubs
Jacqueline Postill
Early summer clematis
Broughton Star
Winter-flowering clematis
Balearica
Garden typeWoodland garden
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Growing


Spring-flowering clematis
Mayleen
Winter-flowering clematis
Lansdowne Gem
Winter-flowering shrubs
Jacqueline Postill
Early summer clematis
Broughton Star
Winter-flowering clematis
Balearica
Flowering timeEarly summer
Winter
Early summer
Attractive featuresSummer foliage colour
Scented flowers
Winter colour
Attractive foliage
Scented flowers
Winter colour
Useful forScreening
Screening
Gardening skillSuitable for beginners
Suitable for beginners
Some needed
Suitable for beginners
Suitable for beginners
Flowering durationLong
Long
Long
Average (2-3 weeks)
Long
Height after 10 yearsOver 8m / 25ft
2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft
1.5m-2.5m / 5ft-8ft
5m-8m / 16ft-25ft
2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft
Growth rateSlow
Average
Growth habitClimbing
Climbing
Upright
Climbing
Climbing
Spread after 10 years2m-3m / 7ft-10ft
Less than 1m / 3ft
Less than 1m / 3ft
3m-4m / 10ft-13ft
Less than 1m / 3ft
Soil toleranceSheltered site
Free-draining site
Light requirementTolerates shade
Prefers full sun
Tolerates shade
Tolerates shade
Prefers full sun
PruningDo not prune
Do not prune
Light prune
No need to prune
Sex of plantHermaphrodite
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Problems


Spring-flowering clematis
Mayleen
Winter-flowering clematis
Lansdowne Gem
Winter-flowering shrubs
Jacqueline Postill
Early summer clematis
Broughton Star
Winter-flowering clematis
Balearica
Disease resistanceGood
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Climate


Spring-flowering clematis
Mayleen
Winter-flowering clematis
Lansdowne Gem
Winter-flowering shrubs
Jacqueline Postill
Early summer clematis
Broughton Star
Winter-flowering clematis
Balearica
Climate suitabilityTemperate climates
Temperate climates
Cold-hardinessCold-hardy
Cold hardiness (USDA)(8) 10F / -12C
(8) 10F / -12C
(9) 20F / -7C
(8) 10F / -12C
(8) 10F / -12C
Cold hardiness (RHS)H4 (to -10C)
H4 (to -10C)
H3 (to -5C)
H4 (to -10C)
H4 (to -10C)
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Identification


Spring-flowering clematis
Mayleen
Winter-flowering clematis
Lansdowne Gem
Winter-flowering shrubs
Jacqueline Postill
Early summer clematis
Broughton Star
Winter-flowering clematis
Balearica
Country of originUnited Kingdom
New Zealand
United Kingdom
United Kingdom
Spain
Period of origin1950 - 1999
1950 - 1999
1950 - 1999
1750 - 1799
Flower colourPink
Red
Pink
White
Flowering monthMay
January
February
March
September
October
November
December
May
June
January
February
December
Flower formSingle flower (5-8 petals)
Single flower (5-8 petals)
Semi-double flower (10-20 petals)
Single flower (5-8 petals)
Leaf colourGreen
Green
Green
Green
Green
Leaf colour - youngLight copper
Green
Light copper
Green
Leaf colour - autumnGreen
Annual cycleDeciduous
Evergreen
Evergreen
Deciduous
Evergreen
AwardsRHS Award of Garden Merit
RHS Award of Garden Merit
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