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.|
|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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