Large blooms of rich pink open slowly to reveal blush-pink centers that resemble puff balls. These charming flowers begin blooming in early spring, and by early summer, they'll cover the medium-to-tall vine. Blushing Bridesmaid Clematis thrives in partially sunny or partially shady spots in the garden.
Blushing Bridesmaid Clematis is in the YELLOW pruning category. It blooms best on old wood, but it can also bloom on new wood. Use caution when pruning to retain healthy stems from last season for best flowering. See our EZ Pruning Guide for more information.
Sun Exposure:Partial Shade, Full Sun
Height/Habit:4 - 6 feet
Spread:24 - 1080 inches
Spacing:36 - 48 inches
Flowering Date:Mid to late spring/ early summer.
Planting Instructions:Prefers a location where the flowers and foliage are in the sun (or partial sun) and the roots are shaded either by low plants or mulch to keep the soil moist and cool. Dig a hole twice the size of the pot the plant is in. Score a vertical mark on each of
Winter Care:Apply a winter mulch, after the ground freezes, in areas where plants may heave from the ground due to alternate freezing and thawing temperatures. Remove most of the mulch in early spring, but keep 2-3" (5-8 cm) to keep the roots moist and shaded.
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. Very early spring, as new growth starts to emerge.
Pruning Time:Very early spring, as new growth starts to emerge.