Clematis jackmaniiItem #2726 USDA Hardiness Zone: 4 - 9
The most popular and reliable of the clematis vines. Showy deep purple-violet flowers 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.
- OverviewLight Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.Average Landscape Size:Fast growing stems reach 10 to 15 ft. tall, with support.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:KLEM-a-tus jak-MAN-niPlant type:Vine - Requires SupportDeciduous/evergreen:DeciduousGrowth rate:FastAverage landscape size:Fast growing stems reach 10 to 15 ft. tall, with support.Foliage color:GreenBlooms:Summer to Early FallFlower color:PurpleDesign IdeasThis popular vine blooms profusely from midsummer on and can quickly cover an arbor for a lush, romantic look. Use a vine tower made of wood or metal for a freestanding statement. It can be cut back hard in late winter/early spring.Companion PlantsJapanese Maple (Acer); Climbing Rose (Rosa); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Butterfly Bush (Buddleja)
- CareCare InformationThrives 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.Pruning time: spring.Light Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.