Data specific to Clematis (Edit)
Raised by: Brother Stefan Franczak
Country of Origin: Poland
Growing Zones: USDA Zone 4
USDA Zone 5
USDA Zone 6
USDA Zone 7
USDA Zone 8
Plant Group: Jackmanii
Typical Plant Size: Typically 8 to 10 feet
Pruning Group: Group 2 - Optional, light pruning after flowering
Bloom Diameter: Medium/Large - typically 6 inches
Bloom Color (Tepals): Red/Magenta/Burgundy hue
Bar or Accent Color (if applicable): Red/Burgundy bar
Center Color (Anthers): Black/Brown/Dark anthers
Bloom Shape: Single
Preferred Light: Prefers partial shade
Tolerates 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 beginners (easy to grow)
Awards: Other: Gold Medal at the Plantarium in Boskoop in 1990

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Vine
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Plant Height: 8-10 ft.
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Wildlife Attractant: Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant

Common names
  • Clematis
Also sold as:
  • Cardinal Wyszynski
  • Kardynał Wyszyński
  • Kardynał Wyszyńkzi
  • Kardinal Wyzinski

Photo Gallery
Location: North Carolina US
Date: 2016-05-03
Kardynal Wysznski grows next to our mailbox..
Location: Lincoln NE zone 5
Date: 2015-06-14
Location: Western Michigan 
Date: Summer 2021
Location: North Carolina USA
Date: 2023-04-28
On the post with mailbox - need to trim a bit so we still get mai
Location: In my Northern California garden
Date: 2014-04-17

Photo courtesy Joy Creek Nursery.  Used with permission.
Location: Lincoln NE zone 5
Date: 2015-05-08
Starts to bloom early May in zone 5.
Uploaded by stilldew

Photo courtesy of Brushwood Nursery
  • Uploaded by Joy
Uploaded by Cem9165
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Outstanding picture by Paul2032 Jun 14, 2015 12:02 PM 1

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