Asao Clematis

Clematis 'Asao'

SKU
31989
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.
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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical PronunciationKLEM-a-tis
LoreThe American Clematis Society recognized C. Asao in their Top Ten Clematis for 1997.
Average Size at MaturityTwining stems quickly reach 6 to 10 ft. tall, with support.
Bloom TimeLate Spring to Early Summer
Design IdeasThe 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.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleContemporary, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden, Urban Garden, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsFruit Tree & Vine
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fast Growing, Bird Friendly, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsJapanese Maple (Acer); Climbing Rose (Rosa); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Butterfly Bush (Buddleja)

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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

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