Loads of 6–8″ mauve-pink flowers with deep pink bars put on a powerful display in early summer, with repeat bloom later in the season. A compact grower and very showy. Best in partial shade. Pruning group 2.
For beautiful colors, extravagance of blooms, and graceful habit, nothing compares with Clematis, the queen of the flowering vines. Whether used on posts or fences, clambering through shrubs and trees, or following wire frames in borders, they will enrich the landscape. Give them good soil, reasonable moisture, and shade at their roots.
For more information on the growing and care of Clematis, click on Growing Guide.
HOW PLANTS ARE SHIPPED
The size of the plants we ship has been selected to reduce the shock of transplanting. For some, this means a large, bareroot crown. Others cannot travel bareroot or transplant best if grown in containers. We ship these perennials and annuals in 1 pint pots, except as noted. We must point out that many perennials will not bloom the first year after planting, but will the following year, amply rewarding your patience. We ship bulbs as dormant, bare bulbs, sometimes with some wood shavings or moss. Shrubs, Roses, vines, and other woody plants may be shipped bareroot or in pots. The size of the pot is noted in the quick facts for each item.
WHEN WE SHIP
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Rori the Clematis lover from Long Island, N.Y.
I started growing Clematis a few years ago. I now have 6 plants of different colors. A few are in Group 2 and a few in Group 3...I give them a little trim in the Spring. Some plants bloom in early summer & some towards the fall.
I have two of the Clematis climbing along my hand rail entering my home. When pink and purple mix...it's stunning. A couple of Clematis I have in the middle of my corner garden climbing on a 6 ft trellis. I just planted "Sweet Autumn" Clematis under my Crepe Myrtle tree. I'm hoping that this 10 to 20 ft vine will take over the tree after the Crepe is finished blooming in the late summer. I have another growing through my hedges. So spectacular!
I'm addicted to this amazing flower!
A viewer from Albuquerque, NM
The plant was packaged very well, but the vine was so small! I expected more foliage for the price. It did have two pale flowers shortly after I planted it out, but I don't see the point of growth, so I don't think it is going to grow any bigger this season. I got a much bigger and healthier plant from the local Lowes which keeps blooming and growing like crazy. And it was half the price of what I paid at Whiteflower Farm. Not worth the money and wait.
Latin Name Pronunciation: klem'uh-tis
This very diverse group of lovely, ornamental vines will entice you to garden on the vertical plane. There's a Clematis for virtually every situation: grow the shorter and non-climbing types through shrub Roses and small trees and cover an arbor or a trellis with the taller varieties. The long flowering season begins with the compact alpinas and macropetalas in early spring, progresses through early summer with the large-flowered hybrids, continues through late summer with the boisterous texensis and viticella varieties, and concludes with the exuberant and infallible Clematis paniculata that will literally cover an unsightly structure or arbor in one season.
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Clematis are divided into pruning groups as follows:
Group I plants bloom on old wood and require no pruning except to control size, in which case prune lightly after flowering back to a pair of healthy buds. Group I varieties include Clematis alpina 'Stolwijk Gold' and Clematis montana 'Mayleen.'
Group II plants bloom first on old wood and then again on new; prune lightly in early spring to shape and remove weak growth and then prune after bloom if desired.
Group II varieties include:
Group III plants all flower on new growth and can be cut back to 12″ in early spring. This group is ideal for growing through shrubs as all old growth is removed annually.
Group III varieties include:
End of Season Care:
Calendar of Care