Clematis 'Star of India'

Clematis 'Star of India'

Clematis 'Star of India' - Clematis  'Star of India'

Common Name: Clematis 'Star of India'
Genus: Clematis
Cultivar: 'Star of India'

Category: Climbers & Wall Shrubs
Growth Rate: Fast growing

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 2.50 m (250 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 0.90 m (90 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Purple, Red
Flowering Period: July

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



  • Other features: easy to grow through shrubs and trees as the plant is pruned back each spring and so never becomes too much of a burden on the supporting plant



Rich red and mauve flowers appear in midsummer on this late-flowering clematis. Like all clematis it is ideal for covering a trellis or climbing through a neighbouring tree. This clematis likes full sun but with its roots in the shade.



  • Garden care: Cut back stems to a pair of strong buds 15-20cm (6-8in) above ground level before growth begins in early spring. Mulch in late winter with garden compost or well-rotted manure but avoid the immediate crown.

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