Ernest Markham Clematis

Clematis x 'Ernest Markham'

SKU
2701
Award winning and very reliable Clematis cultivar valued for its large, open magenta flowers. A good pick for training on walls, arbors, or growing through medium to tall shrubs. Deciduous. Full to partial sun. Fast-growing stems to 8 to 12 feet long. Cutting grown.
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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical PronunciationKLEM-a-tis
Average Size at MaturityTwining stems quickly reach 8 to 12 ft. tall, with support.
Bloom TimeSummer
Design IdeasPlant Clematis near an arbor, trellis or tree trunk where its twining leaf stems will quickly climb to reveal a profusion of magenta-red flowers in the summer.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage
Growth HabitClimbing
Growth RateFast
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, Fast Growing
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Key FeatureVibrant Flowering Vine

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.

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