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Clematis Guiding Promise Boulevard
Clematis Guiding Promise Boulevard
Clematis Guiding Promise Boulevard
Clematis Guiding Promise Boulevard
Clematis Guiding Promise Boulevard
Clematis Guiding Promise Boulevard

Clematis 'Guiding Promise' Boulevard

Wonderfully compact and smothered in gorgeous flowers month after month.
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  • Gorgeous mauve-purple flowers with a splash of burgundy along the petals.
  • Part of the famous Boulevard® collection, expertly bred for their compact, bushy growth.
  • Long flowering season, blooming abundantly from the ground up from May until September.
  • Low maintenance, totally hardy and perfect for small spaces, pots or containers, growing to about 1.2m tall.
  • Supplied as an established plant in a 7cm pot, ready for planting.

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Item: 550083
7cm Pot - Item: 550083
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One of the ground-breaking Boulevard® clematis, ‘Guiding Promise’ was bred by award-winning clematis expert Raymond Evison. Introduced in 2010 to mark the centenary of the Girl Guides, this compact, medium-sized plant gives an impressive display over a long flowering season from spring until autumn.

This delightful compact climber flowers all the way along its stems, resulting in masses of large, mauve-purple flowers with a splash of burgundy from the ground upwards from late spring and into autumn. A beautiful feature for fences, trellises, and arches and is especially effective in containers.

‘Guiding Promise’ loves a sunny spot, where it can be trained up trellis for a vertical wall effect or allowed to naturally wind its way through beds and borders. Easy to look after, growing to just 1.2m (4ft) it’ll never get out of control. A trim in February or March, cutting back stems to 15cm (6in) is all that’s needed.

Supplied an established plant in a 7cm pot, ready for planting.

What Is Supplied

Item 550083 supplied as:
Supplied as an establinshed plant in a 7cm pot, ready to plant.

Plant Care Information

Perfect In Pots
Perfect In Pots
Plant In Sunshine
Plant In Sunshine
Winter Hardy
Winter Hardy
Easy To Grow
Easy To Grow

Top Tips

  • Plant with the crown of the plant 5-8cm deep to encourage new shoots to grow from below ground level. Clematis like a cool ‘root run’ so try and plant so that the roots are shaded. If you are planting in a sunny position, place some pieces of slate or flat stones on the soil after planting or use groundcover plants to keep the roots cool.

Care Information

  • Feed in spring with a general-purpose feed, avoiding the stems. Mulch immediately afterwards with organic matter such as well-rotted manure, leafmould or garden compost.
  • Water regularly during periods of dry weather in the first few seasons after planting, especially for container plants.
  • Clematis in pots should be given a liquid feed through the summer and early autumn.
  • Flowers appear on new growth, so cut back all the previous year's stems to a pair of strong buds, 15-20cm above soil level, before growth begins in early spring.

Planting/Flowering Calendar

Planting Time
Flowering Time

Fully Grown Plant Dimensions (approx)

Plant Dimensions
120 cm
100 cm
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