Clematis 'Niobe'

Clematis 'Niobe'

Clematis 'Niobe' - Clematis  'Niobe'

Common Name: Clematis 'Niobe'
Genus: Clematis
Cultivar: 'Niobe'

Category: Climbers & Wall Shrubs
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Suitable for growing in containers

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 2.50 m (250 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 1.00 m (100 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Red
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: July to September

Soil Type: Normal/Loam
Soil Moisture: Dry, well drained or Moist, but well drained

Majestic, deep ruby-red summer flowers appearing almost black on opening with golden-yellow centres and mid-green leaves. This compact, large-flowered clematis is perfect for growing in a container in partial shade. While it takes some time to establish, the sight of the crushed velvet-like petals unfurling is well worth the wait.

  • Garden care: Remove dead and damaged stems before growth begins in early spring, cutting all remaining stems back to where strong buds are visible. Apply a slow-release balanced fertiliser and a mulch of of well-rotted garden compost around the base of the plant in early spring.

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