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Kilian Donahue Clematis

Clematis x 'Kilian Donahue'

SKU
03443
One of the most dramatic clematis ever, with flowers ranging at any given time from shades of deep ruby red to brilliant fuchsia and lavender with orchid-pink highlights. An outstanding rebloomer with a full-branching habit. Makes a fine groundcover or climber for arbors, fences, or tall shrubs. Deciduous.
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4-9

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Botanical PronunciationKLEM-a-tus
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing, twining stems climb 8 to 12 ft. tall, with support.
Bloom TimeEarly through Late Summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPurplish-pink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage, Mediterranean
Growth HabitClimbing
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Espalier, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden, Urban Garden, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsFruit Tree & Vine
Special FeatureEasy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness
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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