H. F. Young Clematis

Clematis 'H. F. Young'

This impressive variety blooms with plenty of huge, soft blue to lavender flowers that can get 6 to 9 inches wide! Train on an arbor, fence, or trellis, or allow to climb through shrubbery. Creates an excellent vertical effect in smaller spaces and containers. Deciduous.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Water regularly to keep soil moist but not soggy.


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Botanical PronunciationKLEM-a-tis
Average Size at MaturityTwining stems reach 8 to 10 ft. tall, with support.
Bloom TimeEarly Summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorBlue
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Landscape UseContainer, Espalier, Woodland Garden, Urban Garden, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureFast Growing
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly to keep soil moist but not soggy.

Thrives in well-drained, slightly alkaline soil, with roots sheltered and top growth in partial sun. Mulch soil surface to conserve moisture. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system; reduce frequency once established. Feed regularly beginning in spring. Pruning group 2; prune immediately after flowering.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

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