Jackman Superba Clematis
Clematis jackmanii 'Superba'
Pronunciation: KLEM-a-tus jak-MAN-ni
|Description||The most popular of the clematis vines. Showy, deep violet-purple flowers are slightly broader than those of C. 'Jackmanii' and will 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 through fall|
|Mature Size||Fast growing stems reach 10 to 12 ft. tall, with support.|
|Special Features||Easy Care, Fast Growing|
|Flower Attributes||Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Espalier, Privacy Screen, Ground Cover|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Companion Plants||Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Climbing Rose (Rosa); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Japanese Maple (Acer); 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
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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.