Clematis (Clematis alpina 'Helsingborg') in the Clematis Database

Data specific to Clematis (Edit)
Raised by: Tange Lundell
Country of Origin: Sweden
Growing Zones: USDA Zone 4
Plant Group: Atragene
Typical Plant Size: Typically 6 to 8 feet
Pruning Group: Group 1 - Spring flowering, no pruning
Bloom Diameter: Small - 2 to 4 inches
Bloom Color (Tepals): Other: violet blue
Center Color (Anthers): Cream/White anthers
Bloom Shape: Single
Nodding
Bell shape
Preferred Light: Tolerates partial shade
Prefers full sun
Moisture Requirements: Average moisture requirements
Additional Information: Very attractive seedheads
Recommendations: Good choice for a container
Awards: Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Vine
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Plant Height: 6-8 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Lavender
Flower Time: Spring
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Tip
Layering
Division
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Awards and Recognitions: Other: 2013 Great Plants Picks Winner

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Posted by goldfinch4 (Ripon, Wisconsin) on Dec 18, 2011 12:49 PM

This clematis will benefit from a monthly feeding of organic fertilizer during the growing season. Young shoots may be bothered by aphids.

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