Betty Corning Clematis

Clematis viticella 'Betty Corning'

This delicate and delightful vine produces a long procession of lavender-blue flowers from mid-summer to early fall. New spring foliage is often tinted bronze, extending its seasonal interest. Its open growth habit makes for a lovely scene running through large shrubs or small trees. Flowers have a light, sweet fragrance.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Water regularly; do not overwater.

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Average Size at MaturityThis vigorous grower reaches 8-10 feet tall.
Bloom TimeMid-summer to early fall
Flower AttributeFragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorViolet-blue
Foliage ColorGreen
Growth HabitNarrow
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseGreen Wall, Woodland Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureImproved Pest and Disease Resistance
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly; do not overwater.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer. Provide the support of a trellis or arbor. Roots prefer a cool, shaded area, tops in the sun.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-9

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