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Clematis 'Sweet Summer Love'

#PP24044, CPBR5303

Clematis 'Sweet Summer Love' - Clematis

More About 'Sweet Summer Love' (PP24044, CPBR5303)

  • Proven Winners® ColorChoice®
  • Flower Colour: Cranberry-purple, fragrant
  • Flower Size: 3-4 cm
  • Bloom Time: Midsummer to mid-fall
  • Pruning Group: 3
  • Group: Flammula
  • Yellow stamens
  • Leaves are mid-green, 12.5 cm long, with three ovate leaflets

Interesting Notes:

Clematis are grouped into three different categories for pruning and maintenance:

Group 3: Late Flowering - Flowers form on the terminal 60-90 cm of the current season's growth. Some bloom as early as midsummer and continue into the fall. In early spring, prune each stem, leaving the lowest 2-3 buds. The new growth can be tipped back when it reaches about 30 cm, to induce better branching and flowering.




3 m


3 m


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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.

'Sweet Summer Love' (PP24044, CPBR5303) Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Hummingbirds
Attracts Hummingbirds
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average

Flowering Time




Landscape uses

Screening (privacy)

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