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clematis for N facing nr a hedge ?

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danny connors View Drop Down
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    Posted: 27 Jan 2011 at 9:55pm
Hi, i would like to grow some clematis into and on a hedge (hawthorn ?) so to add some summer colour. Unfortunately the location is north facing and the soil is not great.
 
I have done some research and from what i can gather C tang 'Bill Mackenzie' is unfussy and so are C viticella group. I am sure the conditions will not be ideal for them but perhaps they will still perform and flower.
 
Anybody any experience in such a situation.
 
Thanks  Hugh
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  Quote Wim Snoeijer Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 28 Jan 2011 at 8:07am

Good Morning Hugh,

A hedge is a very dry place, hedges are enourmous drinkers and eaters. My suggestion is to try Clematis potaninii.
 
Good luck,
 
Wim
 
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