Pink Anemone Clematis
Clematis montana 'Rubens'
Pronunciation: KLEM-a-tus MON-tah-nuh RU-benz
|Description||Wonderful summer color from sweetly fragrant, soft pink, anemone-like flowers. Great for arbors. An intriguing ground cover or charming rambler, when allowed to sprawl or climb through informal shrub borders. New growth has purplish coloring, maturing to bronze-green. Deciduous.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water deeply when top inch of soil is dry.|
|Mature Size||Vigorous growing stems quickly reach 20 to 25 ft. long.|
|Special Features||Easy Care, Waterwise, Fast Growing|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Espalier, Privacy Screen, Ground Cover|
|Design Ideas||A floriferous casual clematis that's great to train up onto fences or over the skeletons of dead trees and shrubs. Plant to cascade down the slope and dangle off retaining walls like a groundcover. Charming trained up over a cottage doorway or window, arbor gate or snaked up the post of a front porch.|
|Companion Plants||Japanese Maple (Acer); Rose (Rosa); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Butterfly Bush (Buddleja)|
|Care||Thrives in well-drained, slightly alkaline soil, with roots sheltered and top growth in the sun. Mulch soil surface to conserve moisture. Water deeply, regularly in the first growing season to establish extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Feed when new growth begins in spring. Provide trellis or arbor support.|
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