Data specific to Clematis (Edit)
Raised by: Ernest Markham
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Growing Zones: USDA Zone 4
USDA Zone 5
USDA Zone 6
USDA Zone 7
USDA Zone 8
USDA Zone 9
Typical Plant Size: Typically 10 to 15 feet
Pruning Group: Group 2 - Optional, light pruning after flowering
Bloom Diameter: Medium - between 4 to 6 inches
Bloom Color (Tepals): Red/Magenta/Burgundy hue
Center Color (Anthers): Yellow anthers
Bloom Shape: Single
Preferred Light: Tolerates partial shade
Prefers full sun
Moisture Requirements: Average moisture requirements
Additional Information: Free-flowering (very floriferous)
Very attractive seedheads
Recommendations: Good choice for beginners (easy to grow)
Good choice for a container
Good choice for hot climates
Awards: Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Vine
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Plant Height: 10-15 feet
Plant Spread: 1-3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: Dark magenta
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Tip
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM

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Date: 2009-06-10
Location: Z:5 
Date: 2019-06-04
Location: My garden
Date: 2022-05-03
Location: So calif
Date: 2019-04-26

A flush of blooms.
Photo by Calif_Sue
Location: Rose garden
Date: 2012-0514
Bud just beginning to open.
Location: My garden in Warrenville, SC
Date: 2017-04-23

Date: 2004-07-06
Location: Rose garden
Date: 2012-0514
Location: Rose garden
Date: 2014-08-03
Location: So calif
Date: 2019-04-26
Location: Long Beach Ca.
Date: May 11 2013

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Location: Western Washington
Date: 2015-06-09
Location: My Garden, Arvada, Colorado
Date: 2008-06-28

Date: 2015-06-09
Location: My backyard in Allentown, PA
Date: 2017-05-23
Ernie's first flower in this his second season in my backyard on
Location: Rose garden
Date: 2012-05-17
Location: Rose garden
Date: 2013-1109
Looks more purple under overcast skies and the dual colors really
Location: Rose garden
Date: 2012-0514
Blooms well on the rose tree, 'Peace'. They are good companions f
Location: Rose garden
Date: 2012-05-06
Location: Rose garden
Date: 2014-08-08
Just opening. Sepals beginning to unfurl.
Location: Rose garden
Date: 2012-0506
Location: Rose garden
Date: 2013-11-09

Date: 2015-06-09

Date: 2015-06-09

Date: 2015-06-09
Location: My garden in Warrenville, SC
Date: 2017-04-27
Location: My garden in Warrenville, SC
Date: 2017-04-23

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Date: 2015-06-09

Date: 2015-06-09
Location: RavenCroft Garden
Date: 2012-05-25
Photo by Kell

Date: 2015-06-09

Date: 2015-06-09
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