Clematis Tranquillity is a deciduous climber with pale mauve flowers that bloom from spring to summer. It’s a perfect clematis for small gardens and for containers.
Clematis Tranquilité was bred by R. Evison and was released in 2018. It’s a superb free flowering clematis with a cheerful display from late spring to late summer. The pale star-shaped mauve flowers have white centres and pointed tips. The margins are wavy, slightly crimped and very attractive.
Mid-green ovate foliage appears in spring creating a mid-tone background for the pale flowers. Blooms mature into fluffy seed heads that stay on the stems after frosts have taken the deciduous leaves. A great choice for small gardens as it doesn’t spread too far, this new clematis is versatile and hardy.
Height And Spread of Clematis Tranquilité Clematis Tranquillity is a compact climber that will reach 1 – 1.5 metres and up to a metre in spread.
How Hardy Is Clematis Tranquilité It’s hardy down to sub-zero temperatures if the roots are well-drained and kept moist throughout the summer months.
How To Use Clematis Tranquilité This pale clematis brightens up shady areas and cools down a hot palette of summer shrubs. It grows well in moist, fertile borders and will thrive in a container on the deck, patio or balcony if it’s well-watered and fed each week.
Grown behind roses, perennials, and autumn shrubs it brings height and lifts the garden from spring to early Autumn.
Train Clematis Tranquillity against a wired fence or use an obelisk or trellis to support the vine and create a pretty display in cottage style gardens and structure in urban courtyards.
How To Care For Clematis Tranquilité Clematis Tranquillity will grow in full sun to partial shade and needs rich, fertile soil to flower well. When planting add plenty of well-rotted manure to the planting hole and mulch every spring with compost and organic matter. Plant the roots deeply as they enjoy coolness and place crocks or pebbles around the roots to trap moisture and keep them cool.
Tranquillity will grow in the majority of aspects including north-facing spots and can cope with some exposure, but does best in a sheltered situation.
Keep moist in hot spells and feed well before cutting down the vines in late autumn or winter to 20 cms above ground level. Shoots will appear in spring and grow to their full height.