Clematis 'Ruby' in the Clematis Database

Common names:
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Data specific to Clematis (Edit)
Raised by: Ernest Markham
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Growing Zones: USDA Zone 3
USDA Zone 4
USDA Zone 5
USDA Zone 6
USDA Zone 7
USDA Zone 8
Plant Group: Atragene
Typical Plant Size: Typically 8 to 10 feet
Typically 10 to 15 feet
Pruning Group: Group 1 - Spring flowering, no pruning
Bloom Diameter: Very Small - 2 inches or smaller (<5 cm)
Bloom Color (Tepals): Other: reddish pink
Bloom Shape: Nodding
Bell shape
Preferred Light: Tolerates partial shade
Prefers full sun
Moisture Requirements: Average moisture requirements

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Vine
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Plant Height: 8-12 ft.
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer

It makes attractive seed heads!

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Location: My garden near Lincoln UKDate: 2010-06-17It makes attractive seed heads!
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Location: My garden near Lincoln UKDate: 2010-05-01An alpina type, it needs no pruning.
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Prince Charles in bloom today April 27th, 2015 by Sheridragonfly May 3, 2015 6:26 AM 2

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