Early Sensation Evergreen Clematis
Clematis x cartmanii 'Early Sensation'
|Description||A beautiful evergreen clematis with large white flowers displayed against glossy, highly textured foliage. Fantastic showy seed heads develop after the bloom, extending the season. This compact, non-clinging vine requires no pruning. Perfect for smaller gardens in a container or planted against a south or west facing wall.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
|Blooms||Mid to Late Spring|
|Mature Size||Twining stems reach 5 to 7 ft. tall, with support.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Espalier, Privacy Screen|
|Design Ideas||A perfect flowering vine for espalier onto flat treillage in high profile locations. Perfect to mark a front door with abundant blooms. Drape over fences in narrow sideyards for a short range view of flowers from windows. Train up narrow railings and posts on stoop or porch.|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Companion Plants||Japanese Maple (Acer); Rose (Rosa); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Butterfly Bush (Buddleja)|
|Care||Thrives in enriched, well-drained soil, with roots sheltered and top growth in the sun. Mulch soil surface to conserve moisture. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system; reduce frequency once established. Apply fertilizer when new growth begins in spring. Provide trellis or arbor support.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-9
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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.