Clematis ‘Piilu’, Clematis ‘Little Duckling’
Variety or Cultivar
‘Piilu’ _ ‘Piilu’ is a mid-sized, deciduous climber with glossy, dark-green leaves. In summer, it bears large, pink flowers with dark pink bars and yellow anthers.
Dark-pink, Pale-pink in Summer
Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Aphids , Caterpillars , Earwigs
Clematis wilt , Slime flux
Group 2 – Remove dead and damaged stems before growth begins in early spring. Trim all remaining stems to strong buds. Deadhead to encourage more flowers later in the season.
Layering, Semi-hardwood cuttings
WHERE TO GROW
Clematis ‘Piilu’ (Clematis ‘Piilu’) will reach a height of 3m and a spread of 1.2m after 2-5 Years.
Wallside and trellises
Plant in fertile, well-drained, preferably chalky soil in full sun or partial shade. Plant the top of the root ball 8cm below the soil surface. The roots and base of the plant should be shaded. Mulch in late winter. Suitable for containers.
Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Partial Shade, Full Sun
North, South, East, West