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Winter-flowering shrubs
Jacqueline Postill

Winter-flowering clematis
Balearica

Early summer clematis
Broughton Star

Spring-flowering clematis
Mayleen

Late summer climbers
Rhubarb & Custard

Jacqueline Postill is a superb winter-flowering shrub with pink scented flowers.
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Winter-flowering shrubs
Jacqueline Postill
Winter-flowering clematis
Balearica
Early summer clematis
Broughton Star
Spring-flowering clematis
Mayleen
Late summer climbers
Rhubarb & Custard
Garden typeWoodland garden
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Growing


Winter-flowering shrubs
Jacqueline Postill
Winter-flowering clematis
Balearica
Early summer clematis
Broughton Star
Spring-flowering clematis
Mayleen
Late summer climbers
Rhubarb & Custard
Flowering timeWinter
Early summer
Early summer
Early summer
Late summer
Attractive featuresScented flowers
Winter colour
Attractive foliage
Scented flowers
Winter colour
Summer foliage colour
Scented flowers
Useful forScreening
Screening
Gardening skillExperienced
Beginner
Beginner
Beginner
Flowering durationLong
Long
Average (2-3 weeks)
Long
Long
Height after 10 years1.5m-2.5m / 5ft-8ft
2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft
5m-8m / 16ft-25ft
Over 8m / 25ft
Growth rateSlow
Average
Growth habitUpright
Climbing
Climbing
Climbing
Climbing
Spread after 10 yearsLess than 1m / 3ft
Less than 1m / 3ft
3m-4m / 10ft-13ft
2m-3m / 7ft-10ft
Soil toleranceSheltered site
Free-draining site
Light requirementTolerates shade
Tolerates shade
Prefers full sun
Tolerates shade
Prefers full sun
PruningDo not prune
No need to prune
Light prune
Do not prune
Sex of plantHermaphrodite
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Problems


Winter-flowering shrubs
Jacqueline Postill
Winter-flowering clematis
Balearica
Early summer clematis
Broughton Star
Spring-flowering clematis
Mayleen
Late summer climbers
Rhubarb & Custard
Disease resistanceGood
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Climate


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


Winter-flowering shrubs
Jacqueline Postill
Winter-flowering clematis
Balearica
Early summer clematis
Broughton Star
Spring-flowering clematis
Mayleen
Late summer climbers
Rhubarb & Custard
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Spain
United Kingdom
United Kingdom
Period of origin1950 - 1999
1750 - 1799
1950 - 1999
1950 - 1999
Flower colourPink
White
Pink
Flowering monthJanuary
February
December
May
June
May
May
June
July
August
Flower formSingle flower (5-8 petals)
Semi-double flower (10-20 petals)
Single flower (5-8 petals)
Single flower (5-8 petals)
Leaf colourGreen
Green
Green
Green
Leaf colour - youngGreen
Light copper
Light copper
Annual cycleEvergreen
Evergreen
Deciduous
Deciduous
Deciduous
AwardsRHS Award of Garden Merit
RHS Award of Garden Merit
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