Belle of Taranaki Clematis
Clematis 'Belle of Taranaki'
|Description||An early-flowering clematis that produces stunning, large, long-lasting, double blooms of the deepest blue-violet with just a hint of a reddish bar on the petals. A repeat bloom in late summer produces semi-single blooms of the same coloring. Provides delightful vertical interest to any garden fence or trellis. Deciduous.|
|Light||Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
|Blooms||Late Spring and Late Summer|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 7 to 9 ft. tall with support.|
|Special Features||Easy Care, Compact Form|
|Flower Attributes||Long Bloom Season, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Espalier, Ground Cover|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Companion Plants||Japanese Maple (Acer); Climbing Rose (Rosa); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Butterfly Bush (Buddleja)|
|Care||Thrives in well-drained, lightly alkaline soil, with roots sheltered and top growth in the sun. Mulch to conserve moisture. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system; reduce frequency once established. Feed regularly beginning in spring. Prune spent flowers to promote repeat bloom. Provide trellis or arbor support.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.