Exclusive! Large, 4-5 1/2" blooms of rich pink are centered with blush-pink stamens and petal-like staminoides; they keep developing as the blooms mature until they form a puff ball centering each bloom! They cover the compact 4-6' vine in early summer. Prefers a sunny spot, which deepens bloom color. Clematis cv. 'Kaiser'. Zones 4-9. Ships in 3" pot. Full Sun to Partial Shade.
Botanical Name: Clematis cv. 'Kaiser'
Common Name: Clematis
Form: Perennial vine
Sun Exposure: Partial Shade/Full Sun
Height/Habit: 4 - 6' (1 - 2 m)
Spread: 2 - 3' (60 - 90 cm)
Spacing: 3 - 4' (90 - 120 cm)
Hardiness Zone: 4 - 9
Flowering Date: Mid to late spring/early summer.
Shipping Season: Spring
Unique Characterstics: Gorgeous dark pink, double flowers add an elegant touch to the landscape. Their pretty pink blooms open with a lovely layered-petal look, and mature to a more open form that reveals a bright yellow-green center. Blushing Bridesmaid does not grow very tall, but her beauty will make her stand out, and she is sure to gain many admirers. Plant near an arbor, trellis, or even in a container.
Flower Color: Dark watermelon pink
Flower Form: Double blooms, 3-5" (8-12 cm) across. Very nice layered-petal look that becomes more open at the center as the flowers mature.
Foliage Type: Medium green, simple, palmate to pinnate leaves arranged alternately and opposite on the stems.
Pruning: Prune lightly in very early spring, removing dead and broken stems.
Pruning Time: Very early spring, as new growth starts to emerge.
Soil Requirement: Well-drained, fertile, moisture-retentive soil.
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