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Clematis "Duchess of Albany"


By Stu

Cleveland, United Kingdom Gb

I have a clematis "Duchess of Albany" and I have been told that it is shy at flowering ! I had it in a pot for a few years but it never flowered. This is it's second year in the garden and it makes lots of growth. Can anyone suggest how I can get it to flower more.



Clematis are greedy plants and need lots of feeding, and the recommendation is a handful of blood, fish and bone forked around it in the spring with a mulch, then another dry feed at the beginning of June or give a liquid feed every three weeks during the growing season. Also, give it time, as it isn't meant to flower yet - it's a July - October one. It may yet surprise you!

1 May, 2008


It did flower last year (It's second year in the ground) but not many flowers!

1 May, 2008


Keep feeding, then, and it sound as though it is gradually building up to being a good sturdy plant! Fingers crossed for you....

2 May, 2008

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