Clematis collectors keep an eye out for the Vancouver series, but there's only ever one or two offered by any US retailer. This is the first time an American gardener will see so many Vancouver Clematis in one place. It begs the question: why are garden experts so obsessed with this series? The short answer is that they're bred to be free flowering, but the modern, compact habits make it possible to feature them in container gardening. Get them all in The Works--nine extraordinary clematis for the true clematis connoisseur. Clematis 'Starry Night', 'Sea Breeze', 'Plum Gorgeous', 'Fragrant Star', 'Cotton Candy', 'Deborah Dahl', 'Morning Mist', 'Daybreak' and 'Danielle'
In our EZ Pruning Guide, this variety is in the YELLOW pruning category. It blooms best on old vine. Use caution when pruning to retain healthy stems from last season for best flowering.
Sun Exposure:Full Sun, Partial Shade
Height/Habit:30 - 60 inches
Spread:36 - 48 inches
Spacing:36 - 48 inches
Planting Instructions:YELLOW group vining clematis (potted, dormant or bareroot) should be planted 2-4" deeper than the current crown. This means you will plant roots,crown and come of the stem under the soil.
Winter Care:Apply a winter mulch around the base of the plant, especially in colder climates. Remove the mulch in early spring before growth starts.
Growth Rate:Fast, once established.
Foliage Type:Medium green, simple palmate to pinnate leaves arranged alternately and opposite on the stems.
Pruning:In our EZ Pruning Guide, this variety is in the YELLOW category. It blooms best on old vines. Use caution when pruning to retain healthy stems from last season for best flowering.
Soil Requirement:Good drainage is important. Prefers rich, well-drained, moist soil.
Watering Requirement:Water weekly or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Additional Information:Part of the Clematis Vancouver™ Series bred by Clearview Horticultural.