Clematis x 'Multi-blue'Item #2706 USDA Hardiness Zone: 4 - 10
A free flowering, compact selection displaying large, double, lavender blue blooms. Train as a climber along trellis, arbors and fences, or allow to spread through medium size shrubs. An excellent choice for small spaces. Deciduous.
- OverviewLight Needs:Partial sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.Average Landscape Size:Fast-growing stems quickly reach 6 to 8 ft. long.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:KLEM-a-tis HIB-ridPlant type:Vine - Requires SupportDeciduous/evergreen:DeciduousGrowth habit:CompactGrowth rate:FastAverage landscape size:Fast-growing stems quickly reach 6 to 8 ft. long.Foliage color:GreenBlooms:SummerFlower color:BlueDesign IdeasMaturing to only six to eight feet high, this smaller Clematis is excellent in a container by a trellis or taller plant for support, but remember to keep it well watered. Light pruning will keep it in shape for its first flush of blooms in early summer and subsequent blooming into autumn.Companion PlantsJapanese Maple (Acer); Rose (Rosa); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Butterfly Bush (Buddleja)
- CareCare InformationProvide enriched, well-drained soil. Roots prefer a cool, shaded area, tops in the sun. Mulch to conserve soil moisture. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer in spring; repeat after first bloom flush. Support with trellis or arbor.Pruning time: spring after flowering.Light Needs:Partial sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.