Clematis x 'Niobe'
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing bushy vine; stems reach only 8 to 12 ft. long.|
|Bloom Time||Late Spring and Summer|
|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 Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Espalier, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden, Urban Garden, Ground Cover|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Fruit Tree & Vine|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
|Key Feature||Compact 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. Provide trellis or arbor support.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4 - 9