PlantsClematisClematis Ruutel™

Trade name information:
Trade Name: Ruutel™
Cultivar name: 'Kiviruut'
Also sold as:
Ryytel
Rüütel™

Data specific to Clematis (Edit)
Raised by: Uno Kivistik
Country of Origin: Estonia
Growing Zones: USDA Zone 4
USDA Zone 5
USDA Zone 6
USDA Zone 7
USDA Zone 8
USDA Zone 9 - partially shaded areas only
USDA Zone 10 - partially shaded areas only
Typical Plant Size: Typically 8 feet
Pruning Group: Group 3 - Hard pruning recommended in early spring
Bloom Diameter: Large - between 6 to 8 inches
Bloom Color (Tepals): Red/Magenta/Burgundy hue
Center Color (Anthers): Red anthers
Bloom Shape: Single
Preferred Light: Tolerates partial shade
Prefers full sun
Moisture Requirements: Average moisture requirements
Additional Information: Free-flowering (very floriferous)
Recommendations: Good choice for a container

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Vine
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Plant Height: 6-8 feet
Plant Spread: 24 inches
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PP22679

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Comments:
Posted by goldfinch4 (Ripon, Wisconsin) on Jan 2, 2012 8:21 AM

Prounced 'Rootle'. Ruutle means knight in Estonian. The colors of this clematis can change from year to year depending on temperature, amount of sun/shade, and how old the plant is.

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