Clematis (Clematis macropetala) in the Clematis Database

Data specific to Clematis (Edit)
Plant Group: Atragene
Typical Plant Size: Typically 5 to 7 feet
Pruning Group: Group 1 - Spring flowering, no pruning
Bloom Diameter: Small/Medium - typically 4 inches
Bloom Color (Tepals): Light to Lavender Blue hue
Center Color (Anthers): Cream/White anthers
Bloom Shape: Double blooms in all climates
Semi-Nodding
Open bell shape
Preferred Light: Tolerates partial shade
Tolerates full sun
Moisture Requirements: Average moisture requirements
Disease Resistance: Very disease resistant
Additional Information: Free-flowering (very floriferous)
Very attractive seedheads
Recommendations: Good choice for beginners (easy to grow)
Good choice for a container

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Vine
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Plant Height: 1.5m -2.5m
Plant Spread: 1 - 1.5m
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: Spring
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Espalier
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon

Credit Kurt Qvist

All About ClematisAll About Clematis
February 21, 2012

Despite what you may have heard about growing clematis, these beautiful plants are quite easy to grow. There are many variables to take into consideration when selecting the perfect plant for your location.

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Date: 2005-06-09Credit Kurt Qvist
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Date: 2011-06-29Credit John R. Winrow
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Location: In my garden. Poland.
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