• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Partial to full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Fast growing stems reach 10 to 15 ft. tall, with support.
    Key Feature:
    Showy Flowering Vine
    Blooms:
    Summer to Early Fall
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:KLEM-a-tus jak-MAN-ni
    Deciduous/evergreen:Deciduous
    Growth rate:Fast
    Average landscape size:Fast growing stems reach 10 to 15 ft. tall, with support.
    Special features:Easy Care, Fast Growing
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Summer to Early Fall
    Flower color:Purple
    Design IdeasThis popular vine blooms profusely from midsummer on and can quickly cover an arbor for a lush, romantic look. Use a vine tower made of wood or metal for a freestanding statement. It can be cut back hard in late winter/early spring.
    Companion PlantsJapanese Maple (Acer); Climbing Rose (Rosa); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Butterfly Bush (Buddleja)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Thrives in well-drained, slightly alkaline soil, with roots sheltered and top growth in the sun. Mulch soil surface to conserve moisture. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Feed when new growth begins in spring. Provide support of a trellis or arbor.Pruning time: spring.
    Light Needs:
    <strong>Partial Sun / Partial Shade</strong>: These two terms are often used interchangeably to mean 3-6 (or 4-6) hours of sunlight each day. However, there is a difference.
<strong>Partial shade</strong> typically means the plants will appreciate a more gentle exposure such as the weaker morning or early afternoon sun, with the emphasis on providing the minimum needed shade and sheltering from intense late afternoon sun. <strong>Partial sun</strong> typically means the plants <u>need</u> some direct sun, so the emphasis is on meeting the required minimum hours of sunlight, with filtered sunlight or shade the balance of the day.
Both are best with shelter from the harshest late afternoon sun. This shade could be provided by a structure, a wall, larger plants or  tree(s).
    Partial to full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.