The 5" velvety red blooms add fantastic color to arbors, trellises and pergolas. It has a long bloom period from late spring to early summer and reblooms later in the season. For a regal effect, let it ramble through small trees or over shrubs. It can also be planted in a container and allowed to scramble up a treillis. 3" pot. Clematis 'Westerplatte'
Vine •Z4-9 •H6-10'xW3-4' •Late Spring to Early Fall •Sun-Part Shade
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" to keep the ground moist and shaded.
Flower Form:The first flowers to bloom will be 5", semi-double. The reblooming flowers, will likely be single.
Foliage Type:Medium green, simple palmate to pinnate leaves arranged alternately and opposite on the stems.