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Ernest Markham Clematis

Clematis x 'Ernest Markham'

Pronunciation: KLEM-a-tis
SKU #02701
3-9

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OVERVIEW
Description An award winning and very reliable clematis cultivar valued for its large, open, magenta-pink flowers. Train to climb along trellis, arbor or fencing, or leave unsupported to ramble through medium to tall shrubs. Creates an excellent vertical effect in smaller spaces and containers. Deciduous.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Water deeply when top inch of soil is dry.
Blooms Summer
Mature Size Twining stems quickly reach 8 to 12 ft. tall, with support.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Easy Care, Fast Growing
Growth Rate Fast
Growth Habit Climbing
Flower Attributes Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container, Espalier, Privacy Screen, Ground Cover
Design Ideas Plant Clematis near an arbor, trellis or tree trunk where its twining leaf stems will quickly climb to reveal a profusion of magenta-red flowers in the summer.
Flower Color Pink
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Japanese Maple (Acer); Climbing Rose (Rosa); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Butterfly Bush (Buddleja)
CARE
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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-9

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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.