Data specific to Clematis (Edit)
Raised by: Barry Fretwell
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
USDA Zone 9 - partially shaded areas only
USDA Zone 10
Plant Group: Texensis
Typical Plant Size: Typically 8 feet
Pruning Group: Group 3 - Hard pruning recommended in early spring
Bloom Diameter: Very Small - 2 inches or smaller (<5 cm)
Bloom Color (Tepals): Deep Pink/Fuchsia hue
Bloom Shape: Single
Other: Trumpet shape
Preferred Light: Tolerates partial shade
Prefers full sun
Suitability as Cut Flower: Excellent cut flower (strong stem, long vase life)
Moisture Requirements: Average moisture requirements
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: 8 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Spring
Late summer or early fall
Late fall or early winter
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Tip
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Awards and Recognitions: Other: 2015 Great Plants Picks Award Winner

Common names
  • Clematis

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Plant Events from our members
piksihk On March 25, 2020 Plant Ended (Removed, Died, Discarded, etc)
Last year it died
piksihk On April 16, 2018 Bloomed
piksihk On July 1, 2017 Maintenance performed
Had to prune it down - leaves were brown and chewed up -
piksihk On April 21, 2017 Bloomed
Couple of blooms
piksihk On March 1, 2017 Plant emerged
Pruned down - new growth emerging
piksihk On July 14, 2016 Maintenance performed
brown crunchy leaves - pruned off. New growth is seen
piksihk On April 10, 2016 Bloomed
piksihk On April 25, 2015 Bloomed
piksihk On March 1, 2015 Plant emerged
Paintedtrillium On September 16, 2019 Plant Ended (Removed, Died, Discarded, etc)
Sadly, this beautiful clematis did not return after winter.
LoriMT On January 21, 2022 Plant Ended (Removed, Died, Discarded, etc)
This clematis did not return after winter in my zone 7b garden
aspenhill On April 1, 2022 Obtained plant
Black Creek Greenhouse - qty 1
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