Clematis (Clematis 'Rouge Cardinal') in the Clematis Database

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Also sold as:
Red Cardinal

Data specific to Clematis (Edit)
Raised by: A. Girault
Country of Origin: France
Growing Zones: USDA Zone 4
USDA Zone 5
USDA Zone 6
USDA Zone 7
USDA Zone 8
Plant Group: Jackmanii
Typical Plant Size: Typically 6 to 8 feet
Pruning Group: Group 3 - Hard pruning recommended in early spring
Bloom Diameter: Medium - between 4 to 6 inches
Bloom Color (Tepals): Red/Magenta/Burgundy hue
Center Color (Anthers): Other: beige
Bloom Shape: Single
Preferred Light: Tolerates partial shade
Prefers full sun
Moisture Requirements: Average moisture requirements
Recommendations: Good choice for beginners (easy to grow)
Good choice for hot climates

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Vine
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Plant Height: 6-8 ft.
Plant Spread: 3 ft.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall


Roses and Clematises in a Small Natural GardenRoses and Clematises in a Small Natural Garden
By Jasmin, April 29, 2015

If you want your small city garden to evoke natural spaces and offer something to wildlife, a classic combination of roses and clematises is perfect for you.

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Posted by goldfinch4 (Ripon, Wisconsin) on Jan 2, 2012 7:20 AM

Flowers are very velvet-like and fade to a more purple color as they age.

Parentage: 'Ville de Lyon' x 'Pourpre Mat'.

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