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Clematis macropetala ‘Jan Lindmark’

Clematis

Simple and beautiful, Clematis includes over 300 named cultivars and even more wild species than the rose. Our selections offer stylish blossoms, attractive carefree foliage, and ornamental seed heads, in exchange for a minimum of attention. Use them to cover just about every stump and dead tree, as well as on trellises, arbors, pergolas, walls and tall shrubs. They prefer to be planted slightly deep in cool well-drained soil with mulch or a ground cover to shade their feet; provide a support and let them climb. Each vine is 18 inches to 2 feet tall. Medium Band.

<i>Clematis macropetala</i> ‘Jan Lindmark’

Raised by the namesake, an acclaimed Clematis enthusiast, this wondrous small statured climber originated as a Clematis macropetala ‘Bluebird’ seedling in the early 1980s. One of the first macropetala hybrids to bloom, ‘Jan Lindmark’ fashions spidery-looking double pinkish purple flowers with 4 outer dark-streaked tepals plus an inner skirt defined by long, twisted petal-like staminodes donning paler mulberry hues. The nodding white-centered blossoms beguile bees, butterflies and floral designers amid tasteful deciduous greenery. Ideal for intimate courtyards, terracotta vessels or against a golden-leafed shrub, its compact, impressively cold-tolerant habit cushions a late season display of pouffed pewter-hued seed heads.

 

Blooms April–May

Size: 7' 0" – 9' 0" high x 0" & spreading wide.

Hardy to zone 5.

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