Clematis Dr Ruppel
Clematis Dr Ruppelhas star-shaped blooms are a pretty shade of pink striped withcarmine red and it has beige anthers. This stunning Clematis is compact growing so it isone of the best varieties for growing in containers.
Clematis Dr Ruppel flowers spring to early summer and again at the end of summer, attractive seed heads add interest well into autumn follow its flowers.
This variety belongs to early large flowering prune group 2 that needs to be pruned in late winter or early spring and afterits first flush of flowersin summer, this will encourage it to flower again later in summer.
Details Clematis Dr Ruppel
- Climbs walls and fences
- Blooms: June – September
- Flower colour: purple
- Leaf colour: Red
- Full grown height: 2 – 3 m
- Full grown width: 1 – 1.50 m
- Plant location: partial sunny location
- Plant spacing: 120 cm
- Hardiness: -15 Celsius
- Preferred soil: Well drained
How to take care of Clematis Dr Ruppel
Soak your plants as soon as they arrive. Plant this Clematis so that the crown is level with the surface of the soil, in well-drained soil. Add a generous amount of grit to the bottom of the hole when planting and make sure that the roots are always shaded.
Grow against a strong trellis or support. This variety belongs to group 2, it needs to be pruned in late winter or early spring before the first signs of growth and again after the first flush of flowers in summer, this will encourage it to flower again later in summer.