Sweet Summer Love Clematis
Clematis 'Sweet Summer Love' PP #24,044
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
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|Average Size at Maturity||Fast growing, twining stems 10 to 12 ft. long.|
|Bloom Time||Fragrant cranberry-violet flowers in summer.|
|Design Ideas||Clematis is a lovely partner for a climbing rose to extend the season of fragrance and color. If space is limited, grow in a large container, providing support such as obelisk or trellis. Twine up and over wood or metal arches at gates and entries. Drape over fences in narrow side yards for short range view of flowers from windows. Traditional plant to twine into skeleton of dead trees and shrubs. Best planted up close near outdoor living spaces where color and fragrance can be enjoyed.|
|Flower Attribute||Fragrant, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Container, Espalier|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Special Feature||Fast Growing|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
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 first growing season to establish extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Feed when new growth begins in spring. Provide support of a trellis or arbor.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9