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Clematis 'Sweet Summer Love'

Clematis

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

Small 2" cranberry-violet fragrant flowers bloom profusely in July and August, continuing to bloom through September. Flowers open in deep red, then mature through purple-red, then purplish violet to violet then becoming paler as they fade. One plant can carry as many as 1000 flowers delivering not only a spectacular effect, but a heavy dose of perfume.


Height

10-15'

Spread

vine

Growth Habit

CLIMBING (vine)

Landscape Application:

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

Clematis 'Sweet Summer Love' Plant Care:

Prune Group 3. Blooms on new growth, later in the season. Prune low above two sets of new leaf buds in March to contain height and avoid non-blooming lower branches.

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

Clematis Characteristics & Attributes

Season of Interest

LATE (July-frost)

Late Season (July - frost)
Soil Moisture Needs

Moderate soil moisture.

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