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Apple Blossom Clematis

Clematis armandii 'Apple Blossom'

Superb evergreen foliage and an abundance of fragrant, pale pink, apple blossom-like blooms in brilliant clusters create interest all year long. Large sprays of pale pink, vanilla-scented, spring flowers, deeper pink in bud, backed by the leathery green leaves. Perfect quick cover for a patio, trellis, or arbor, and a great privacy screen.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Water deeply when top inch of soil is dry.


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Botanical PronunciationKLEM-uh-tiss ar-MOND-ee-eye
Average Size at MaturityVigorous, twining stems quickly reach 20 to 25 ft. long.
Bloom TimeEarly to Mid-Spring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleContemporary, Cottage, Mediterranean
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Espalier, Privacy Screen, Groundcover
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureEasy Care, Fast Growing
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater deeply when top inch of soil is dry.
Companion PlantsJapanese Maple (Acer); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Butterfly Bush (Buddleja)

Thrives in enriched, well-drained soil with a neutral pH. Shelter from cold, drying winds. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established, reduce frequency. Feed in early spring. Prune immediately after flowering to control size. Provide support such as a trellis or arbor.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-9

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