Asao Clematis

Clematis 'Asao'

Pronunciation: KLEM-a-tis
SKU #31989
4-9

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OVERVIEW
Description A showy, early flowering, compact clematis perfect for small spaces, patios and containers. Masses of very large single flowers with deep pink petals that fade to white towards a yellow center bloom in late spring to early summer. May produce a second flush again in late summer to early fall. Deciduous.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Blooms Late Spring to Early Summer
Mature Size Twining stems quickly reach 6 to 10 ft. tall, with support.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Attracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Fast Growing, Compact Form, Benefits Birds
Growth Rate Fast
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container, Ground Cover
Design Ideas The large, bold pink flowers make this plant a must for high traffic areas such as walkways, patios and fence lines that are viewing distance from the home. Train onto a trellis or arbor, or allow to sprawl freely on the ground for a more naturalistic woodland look. Add a decorative iron trellis to a container and feature Asao Clematis as the centerpiece in a mixed perennial container garden.
Flower Color Pink
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Japanese Maple (Acer); Climbing Rose (Rosa); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Butterfly Bush (Buddleja)
CARE
Care 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 during first growing season to establish extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Blooms on old wood. Prune lightly after flowering to promote repeat bloom.
HISTORY
Lore The American Clematis Society recognized C. Asao in their Top Ten Clematis for 1997.

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