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Groundcover and Vines – Purple Clematis

  • Purple clematis 

Botanical name: clematis pitcheri 

Beginner friendly?: yes

Average size at maturity: 13 ft in length with a 3 ft spread 

Bloom time:  summer 

Hardy zone: zones 5-9

Flower color: purple/pink 

Foliage color: green 

Growth rate: grows about 2 ft per year 

Pruning instructions: trim to maintain desired shape and size in the winter/early spring before new growth begins to emerge 

Propagation methods: cut a stem just below a node and place in water until roots start to emerge

Landscape use: great for climbing up fences 

Light needs: : at least 6 hours of sun per day 

Special features: attractive bell shaped blooms 

Watering instructions:  allow soil to mostly dry between watering sessions

Fertilizing instructions :  use a slow release liquid fertilize in the early spring

Best time to plant: early fall 

Best type of soil: clay 

Companion plants: weigelas, lilacs, junipers

Toxicity level: toxic for humans and pets if ingested

Invasive species: yes

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