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Clematis viticella ‘Polish Spirit’

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 viticella</i> ‘Polish Spirit’

An outstanding cultivar introduced by a Polish priest, this sumptuously colored Clematis has long, slender buds and a satiny, wavy-edged bloom of saturated purple. Each tepal is marked with a subtle deep fuchsia central stripe and accented by wine-colored anthers and chartreuse styles. Dense, deciduous foliage holds its vibrant good looks all the way to the ground. Lovely from below, let it scramble up and over an archway.

Blooms July – September.

Size: 10' 0" – 13' 0" high x 0" & spreading wide.

Hardy to zone 4.

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