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Clematis Avant Garde

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A beautiful and unique Clematis, Avant Garde is another variety bred by Raymond Evison. A vigorous and free-flowering Clematis producing masses of two-tone flowers around 5.0cm across on a vine growing to 2.5 to 3.0m in height.


Height: 2.5 to 3.0m
Group: Vitecella
Pruning Group: PG. 3
Flower Colour: Red
Flower Size: ~5cm
Flowering Period: Early-summer to autumn
Aspect: Full sun to partial shade
History Hybridised by Raymond Evison of the UK in 1996 and introduced in 2004



Pruning will help keep your clematis vines healthy.  Pruning the dense tangle of stems opens the remaining shoots to air and light which encourages healthy growth and reduces the incidence of rot and disease.

This variety belongs to Pruning Group 3 and will flower in summer on new growth from the current growing season. Pruning of group 3 Clematis is needed to prevent your plant ending up as a tangled mess of old and new growth and the blooms only appearing on some areas and not appearing in others. Prune your Group 3 clematis back to around 30cm above the ground or to a set of healthy, strong buds close to ground in early spring.