Clematis montana Spooneri

Clematis montana 'Spooneri' is a fast growing, non-evergreen climber which smothers itself in small, white scented flowers during the late spring and early summer against green, tinged bronze leaves.

Clematis montana 'Spooneri' originates from Southwestern China and neighbouring parts of Tibet.

How to grow

This Clematis is ideal for covering walls, fences, or unsightly buildings provided adequate support is in place.


Spooneri characteristics

Growing

  • Attractive features: Summer foliage colour
  • Gardening skill: Suitable for beginners
  • Flowering duration: Long
  • Height after 10 years: 5m-10m / 16ft-33ft
  • Growth habit: Climbing
  • Spread after 10 years: 3m-4m / 10ft-13ft

Climate

  • Cold hardiness (RHS): H4 (to -10C)
  • Cold hardiness (USDA): (8) 10F / -12C

Identification

  • Country of origin: China
  • Flower colour: White
  • Flowering month: May
  • Flower form: Single flower (5-8 petals)
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Leaf colour - young: Green
  • Leaf colour - autumn: Yellow
  • Annual cycle: Deciduous