PlantsClematisClematis 'Westerplatte'

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
USDA Zone 9
USDA Zone 10
USDA Zone 11
Plant Group: Patens
Typical Plant Size: Typically 5 to 7 feet
Pruning Group: Group 2 - Optional, light pruning after flowering
Bloom Diameter: Medium - between 4 to 6 inches
Bloom Color (Tepals): Red/Magenta/Burgundy hue
Center Color (Anthers): Red anthers
Bloom Shape: Single
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
Recommendations: Good choice for beginners (easy to grow)
Good choice for a container
Good choice for hot climates

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Vine
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Plant Height: 5-7 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Flower Time: Summer
Awards and Recognitions: Other: 2013 Great Plants Picks Winner

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Posted by goldfinch4 (Ripon, Wisconsin) on Feb 22, 2012 9:09 AM

Named for a brigade of heroic Polish soldiers who defended Westerplatte Peninsula for 7 days during World War II. It has come to symbolize soldiers' heroism.

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