Clematis Daniel Deronda

Clematis Daniel Deronda

Clematis 'Daniel Deronda' is free flowering variety which produces plenty of large, semi-double, purple/blue flowers during May and June, followed by single blooms in September. This non-evergreen climber can be grown against a trellis, garden fence, wall, arches, pillars, pergolas, clambering over tree stumps and through large shrubs or planted in a container trained up bamboo canes or an obelisk.

Clematis 'Daniel Deronda' was raised by Charles Noble of Sunningdale, England and was name after the main character in George Eliot's 1876 novel of the same title.


Daniel Deronda characteristics

Growing

  • Gardening skill: Suitable for beginners
  • Flowering duration: Long
  • Height after 10 years: 2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft
  • Growth habit: Climbing
  • Spread after 10 years: Less than 1m / 3ft

Climate

  • Cold hardiness (RHS): H6 (to -20C)
  • Cold hardiness (USDA): (6) -10F / -23C

Identification

  • Country of origin: United Kingdom
  • Flower colour: Purple
  • Flowering month: May June September
  • Flower form: Semi-double flower (10-20 petals)
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Leaf colour - young: Green
  • Leaf colour - autumn: Yellow
  • Annual cycle: Deciduous