Clematis macropetala Wesselton

Wesselton clematis

Clematis macropetala 'Wesselton' produces lovely, double, nodding, violet-blue and white flowers from April to May which are larger than the other macropetala types.

Clematis macropetala 'Wesselton' was raised by Jim Fisk of Fisk's Clematis Nursery, Suffolk, England. The name honours the medieval spelling of his village.

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.


Wesselton characteristics

Growing

  • Height after 10 years: 2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft

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