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Clematis 'Polish Spirit'

Clematis

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

Small flowering variety has deep velvety 2-4" purple blooms June though September. A strong climber and vigorous grower. Recipient of the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit in 1993. Pruning group 3 blooms on new growth beginning in mid summer, and then again on new shoots in early fall. The second round will likely produce smaller flowers than the first. No need to prune this clematis unless it is too large for its space. If necessary to prune, do so in late winter or early spring.


Height

8-12'

Spread

vine

Landscape Application:

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

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

Clematis Characteristics & Attributes

Season of Interest

MIDSEASON (May-June), LATE (July-frost)

Mid Season (May - June)
Late Season (July - frost)
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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