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Clematis heracleifolia

Also called Blue Bush Clematis


Clematis heracleifolia - Tube Clematis

More About Clematis heracleifolia

  • AKA Clematis heracleifolia var. davidiana
  • Clusters of tubular, fragrant, clear blue flowers at leaf axils and at the tips of flower stems
  • Attractive silky seed heads persist into late fall
  • Green, coarsely-toothed, compound leaves consisting of three leaflets
  • Woody, shrub-like habit
  • Bloom Time: Late summer to early fall
  • Flower Height: 90 cm
  • Foliage Height: 60 cm

Zone:

3

Height:

50-60 cm

Spread:

70-90 cm

Colour:

Blue
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Tube Clematis Growing and Maintenance Tips

Clematis grow best in a rich, moist to average, well-drained soil, in full sun. Protection from intense afternoon sun is beneficial. Large flowering bi-colours, reds and blues, may fade quickly if planted in direct sun. Roots need a cool environment to thrive; it is recommended planting a ground cover or shallow-rooted perennial to shade the roots; mulching is suggested. Plant the crown 3-5 cm below the soil's surface. Clematis are slow to establish and initially need to be tied to a trellis or fence to begin climbing.


Clematis heracleifolia Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Hummingbirds
Attracts Hummingbirds
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Fragrant
Fragrant

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Seed

Flowering Time

Lt. Sum-Fall

Habit

Climbing
Clumping

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Screening (privacy)
Woodland/woods edge
Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Clematis heracleifolia