|Description||The most popular and reliable of the clematis vines. Showy deep purple-violet flowers cover this climbing vine throughout most of the summer. An excellent vine for adding vertical interest to the landscape on a fence or trellis, or along rock walls. Deciduous.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water deeply when top inch of soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Summer to Early Fall|
|Mature Size||Fast growing stems reach 10 to 15 ft. tall, with support.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Espalier, Privacy Screen, Ground Cover|
|Design Ideas||This popular vine blooms profusely from midsummer on and can quickly cover an arbor for a lush, romantic look. Use a vine tower made of wood or metal for a freestanding statement. It can be cut back hard in late winter/early spring.|
|Companion Plants||Japanese Maple (Acer); Climbing Rose (Rosa); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Butterfly Bush (Buddleja)|
|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. Remove spent blooms to promote continuous bloom. Provide trellis or arbor support.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9
We cannot currently ship this product to your zip code.
This plant may be available in these stores:
Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.