Graceful and elegant, Rhapsody's single, 4-5", blue-purple blooms are accented with bright golden stamens. Its compact growth habit makes it ideal for climbing a trellis, arbor or other supports. Attracts pollinators. Deer tend to avoid. Clematis 'Rhapsody'
Height/Habit:6 - 8 feet
Spread:36 - 48 inches
Spacing:4 - 6 feet
Flowering Date:Early summer to early fall.
Planting Instructions:Prefers a situation where tops are in the sun and roots are shaded either by low plants or a mulch to keep soil moist and cool.
Winter Care:Winter mulch in cold zones.
Growth Rate:Slow to establish, don't give up too early. Fast once established to location.
Flower Form:Single blooms 4 - 5" across with bright golden stamens.
Foliage Type:Medium green, simple palmate to pinnate leaves arranged alternately and opposite on the stems.
Pruning:Can be pruned back hard after flowering above 2nd or 3rd set of buds. Early spring or after flowering.
Soil Requirement:Rich, well drained soil with a ph close to neutral.
Additional Information:Introduced by F. Watkinson of the United Kingdom, 1988.
Restricted States:AE AK GU HI PR
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