Clematis alpina Helsingborg

Helsingborg clematis

Clematis alpina 'Helsingborg' produces masses of beautiful, small, nodding deep purple or mauve flowers with matching centres from April to May. 

Clematis alpina 'Helsingborg' was raised by Tage Lundell of Helsingborg, Sweden. It was introduced by Raymond Evison of Guernsey Clematis Nursery.

How to grow

This non-evergreen climber can be grown against a trellis, garden fence, wall, arches, pillars, pergolas, clambering over tree stumps or through large shrubs in the flower border.


Helsingborg characteristics

Climate

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

Identification

  • Country of origin: Sweden
  • Flowering month: April May
  • Flower form: Single flower (5-8 petals)
  • Annual cycle: Deciduous