Franziska Maria™ Clematis

Clematis viticella 'Evipo008' PP #15,745

SKU
04427
This exceptional free-flowering, compact clematis produces beautifully shaped, blue-purple, double flowers throughout summer. Supplies beautiful vertical interest to any garden fence or trellis. Perfect for growing in containers or smaller gardens, or in larger landscapes climbing a wall or mingled with taller variegated shrubs. Deciduous.
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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical PronunciationKLEM-a-tis vy-ti-SEL-la
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 5 to 6 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide, with support.
Bloom TimeLate Spring through Summer
Design IdeasAn ideal compact vine for a container for the deck garden, patio or outdoor dining area. Consider companion plants with grey, silver or gold variegation. Especially effective if allowed to grow through grown through wall-trained shrubs or trees.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorViolet-blue
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Espalier, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Urban Garden, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureEasy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsJapanese Maple (Acer); Climbing Rose (Rosa); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Butterfly Bush (Buddleja)

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. Remove spent blooms to promote continuous bloom. Provide trellis or arbor support.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

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