PlantsClematisClematis 'H.F. Young'

Also sold as:
Horace Young

Data specific to Clematis (Edit)
Raised by: Walter Pennell
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 8 to 10 feet
Pruning Group: Group 2 - Optional, light pruning after flowering
Bloom Diameter: Large - between 6 to 8 inches
Bloom Color (Tepals): Light to Lavender Blue hue
Center Color (Anthers): Yellow anthers
Bloom Shape: Single
Ruffled or wavy tepal texture
Other: Overlapping petals
Preferred Light: Tolerates partial shade
Prefers full sun
Suitability as Cut Flower: Good cut flower (strong stem, average vase life)
Moisture Requirements: Average moisture requirements
Additional Information: Free-flowering (very floriferous)
Recommendations: Good choice for a container
Good choice for shaded areas or northern walls
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: 8-10 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Lavender
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Child plants: one child plant


Clematis - Dynamic Companion (Part 1)Clematis - Dynamic Companion (Part 1)
By Jasmin on June 8, 2015

We admire clematises because of the beauty of their flowers, but their dynamic nature, their rush to the top, and the sense of movement that they bring to the landscape offer much more to gardeners and admirers.

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Plant Events from our members
Richardis70 On January 28, 2016 Obtained plant
Set in hot bed. I have 3.
NikkiGerena On May 6, 2017 Plant emerged
There are some leaves coming up. Hoping the growth really picks up once it's warm again.
NikkiGerena On April 27, 2017 Potted up
I received this as a plug. Planted 2" below surface in a 10" pot.
Michelezie On June 11, 2018 Bloomed
Mellis0821 On June 14, 2019 Bloomed
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Untitled by ArtD May 3, 2016 4:08 PM 1
'H.F. Young' Second Bloom Better than First! by GardensJohn Aug 29, 2021 9:37 AM 7
Help with ID please by stilldew Jun 4, 2021 3:23 PM 11
Help! Clematis Identification Needed by Mom3ubed May 26, 2021 5:35 PM 6
Anyone know of a list of wilt resistant varieties? Need to replace mine :( by Frillylily Jun 10, 2020 3:18 PM 3
Can anyone ID this variety? by Frillylily Aug 3, 2019 11:57 AM 5
Replanting a potted clematis by Frillylily May 26, 2019 9:39 PM 2
Propagating clematis from cuttings by Rubi May 13, 2019 1:19 PM 5
How many years do your clematis live? by daylilydreams Jul 13, 2017 4:57 PM 2
ID for this clematis? by Michelezie Jun 5, 2017 10:26 PM 1
Clematis Lover fears for his young clematis by diasporalife Jun 4, 2017 6:25 PM 2
Is this Ramona? by piksihk May 25, 2017 1:40 PM 12
Newbie question by joannakat Apr 28, 2017 10:01 PM 5
Blooms and Chat! by Calif_Sue Aug 28, 2021 10:36 AM 386
Pruning questions on Jackmanii Clematis by lauriebasler Sep 24, 2016 7:39 PM 14
Clematis jackmanii Superba by piksihk Sep 19, 2016 10:46 AM 3
Here is my Clematis ... but When will the flowers appear? :( by AlanJ Sep 4, 2016 12:13 PM 16
2016 Bloom Parade and Chat! by Calif_Sue Feb 15, 2017 11:42 AM 265
Mandevilla really? by ViolaAnn Sep 22, 2015 11:59 AM 2
The President by Hemophobic Jun 10, 2015 11:12 AM 7
New to clematis by TexasPlumeria87 Jun 13, 2015 5:41 AM 130

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