Clematis x jackmaniiItem #2726 USDA Hardiness Zone: 4 - 9
The most popular and reliable of the Clematis vines. Showy deep purple-violet flowers cover this climbing vine most of the summer. Excellent for trellises, fences, or on rock walls. Deciduous.
- OverviewLight Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.Average Landscape Size:Fast growing stems 10 to 15 ft. long, if supported.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:KLEM-a-tus jak-MAN-niPlant type:Vine - Requires SupportDeciduous/evergreen:DeciduousGrowth rate:FastAverage landscape size:Fast growing stems 10 to 15 ft. long, if supported.Foliage color:GreenBlooms:Summer to fall.Flower color:PurpleFlower attributesShowy FlowersDesign 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)
- CareCare InformationFollow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer. Provide the support of a trellis or arbor. Roots prefer a cool, shaded area, tops in the sun.Pruning time: spring.Light Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.