RHS AGM award: "The famous 'Mrs Chumley'! So easy to please, so obliging - over 100 years old!" Vigorous H4m. Any aspect. Prune back to first buds early in Spring.
Plant deeply to avoid clematis wilt and if wilt occurs cut down to base and plant will shoot again the following season. Feed with bonemeal before and after flowering season, water copiously when in flower.
Propagate by softwood cuttings or by layering in summer.