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Clematis 'Dr. Ruppel'

Clematis

Plant Type: Perennial
FULL sun to MORNING sun/AFTERNOON shade

Huge pale orchid, wavy petals with a wide carmine central bar and yellow stamens. Largest flowers are 6-8"on old growth in May and June. Smaller flowers may appear on new growth in August and September.


Height

8-12'

Spread

vine

Growth Habit

CLIMBING (vine)

Landscape Application:

Adds vertical interest to fences, trellises and mail boxes. Sprawls through shrub or small tree.

Clematis 'Dr. Ruppel' Plant Care:

Prune Group 2A. First bloom (largest flowers) on previous season's growth, second bloom on new growth. Prune lightly after blooming to shape if necessary.

USDA Hardiness Zone: Zone 4 (-30/-20F)

Clematis Characteristics & Attributes

Season of Interest

MIDSEASON (May-June)

Mid Season (May - June)
Soil Moisture Needs

Moderate soil moisture.

Moderate
Special Benefits
Cut Flower / or Foliage
Nature Attraction
Hummingbirds
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant

Clematis Additional Information

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