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Niobe Clematis

Clematis x 'Niobe'

Pronunciation: KLEM-a-tus
SKU #02746
4-9

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OVERVIEW
Description An outstanding vine with leathery, textured, green foliage and large, brilliantly colored, wine-red blooms. This robust, bushy grower makes a fine groundcover or quick cover for arbors, fences or tall shrubs. Roots prefer a cool, sheltered setting that allows top growth some sun exposure. Deciduous.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Water deeply when top inch of soil is dry.
Blooms Late Spring and Summer
Mature Size Moderate growing bushy vine; stems reach only 8 to 12 ft. long.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Easy Care
Growth Rate Moderate
Growth Habit Climbing
Flower Attributes Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container, Espalier, Privacy Screen, Ground Cover
Design Ideas Because of its long flowering period - from late spring to early autumn - 'Niobe' is beautiful in a mixed border of perennials and woody plants. Provide support for its twining leaf stems or let it make its own way among shrubs. Its deep red flowers won't fade in the sun.
Flower Color Red
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Japanese Maple (Acer); Climbing Rose (Rosa); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum)
CARE
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. Prune spent flowers to promote repeat 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.