Clematis macropetala Markham's Pink

Markham's Pink clematis

Clematis macropetala 'Markham's Pink' produces a lovely abundance of the prettiest dusky pink, double, bell-shaped flowers during April and May with cream centres.

Clematis macropetala 'Markham's Pink' was raised by Ernest Markham who was head gardener at Gravetye Gardens.

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.


Markham's Pink characteristics

Growing

  • Height after 10 years: 1.5m-2.5m / 5ft-8ft

Climate

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

Identification

  • Country of origin: United Kingdom
  • Flowering month: April May
  • Flower form: Double flower (25-50 petals)
  • Annual cycle: Deciduous