Kimi'Idera Clematis

Clematis 'Kimi'Idera'

A beautiful early blooming, large-flowered clematis bred in Japan. Star-shaped blooms are pale lilac with darker lilac edges and reddish anthers. Perfect in garden beds, sprawling or climbing a fence, trellis or arbor. Enjoy in summer patio containers. Deciduous.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.


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Botanical PronunciationKLEM-uh-tiss
LoreThis variety is named after the Kimiidera temple in Japan.
Average Size at MaturityTwining stems reach 6 to 8 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide, with support.
Bloom TimeLate Spring to Early Summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorViolet-blue
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage, Mediterranean
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Espalier, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureEasy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Bird Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

Thrives in enriched, well-drained soil. Roots prefer a cool, shaded area, with top growth in the sun. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Provide the support of a trellis or arbor. Clip spent flowers to promote continued bloom. Mulch to protect in cold winter zones.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

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