Common Name : clematis 'Saphyra Double Rose'Family : RanunculaceaeType : ClimberHabit : ClimbingHeight : 1.5-2.5 metresSpread : 1-1.5 metresFlower colour : Pink& Deep PinkFlowering from : Juneto JulyFoliage : DeciduousFoliage colour : GreenHardiness : H5
Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters -15° to -10°
Sunlight : Full Sun / Part ShadeMoisture : Moist but well-drainedSeason of interest : Summer
‘Saphyra Double Rose’ is a deciduous, perennial climber with pinnate, dark green leaves and, in summer, pink flowers with darker central bars.
2020 – Early February: full of buds. Pruned down to about 50 cm. First flowers open on May 1st. Huge flowering in May!
2019 – Mid February: full of buds. Very beautiful shoots in mid-April. Full of flower buds late April/early May. May 12 treated with OLIGOSOL B. Full flowering at the end of May. Second flowering at the beginning of July and all month long!
2018-February: some new shoots on old wood, light pruning. Very nice shoots mid April. Flowering buds at the beginning of May. First flowers mid May. Vigorous shoots and beautiful flowering at the end of May. Spreads everywhere in June, more than usual. Flowering finished at the end of July. Pruned down and nurtured early September, small leaf regrowth afterwards.
2017-February: new shoots on old wood, half folded down. Very beautiful shoots on old wood and also from the base. Flower buds at the beginning of April. Seems a bit sickly on some shoots (from last year) early May. First flowers on 10th May. Flowering well by 15th May. Abundant flowering at the end of May. New flowering at the end of June, smaller but abundant flowers up to 2 metres. The petals are eaten by insects during July.
2016-February: Anti-slug treatment at the base. New shoots on the base at the end of March. Beautiful shoots mid-April. First flower on 1 June. In bloom mid June. Full flowering in July.
2015 – Grows slowly at ground level in March. Well grown (low to the ground) mid April. Buds early May. First flowers 20 May. Superb continuous flowering in June-July. Completed mid-August. A little sickly.
2014 – One specimen planted June 2014. Slightly difficult start. Mildew in summer. Disappears completely in winter.