Clematis montana Lilacina

Lilacina clematis

Clematis montana 'Lilacina' is a fast growing, non-evergreen climber which produces masses of amazing, intense vanilla-scented, small pale pink flowers during May, the fragrance of which can be enjoyed around the garden.

Clematis montana 'Lilacina' was raised by Victor Lemoine of Nancy, France.

How to grow

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


Lilacina characteristics

Growing

  • Gardening skill: Suitable for beginners
  • Flowering duration: Average (2-3 weeks)
  • Height after 10 years: Over 10m / 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: France
  • Flower colour: Pink
  • Flowering month: May
  • Flower form: Single flower (5-8 petals)
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Leaf colour - young: Green
  • Leaf colour - autumn: Yellow
  • Annual cycle: Deciduous