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2 gal. Ernest Markham Magenta Red Clematis Vine

2 gal. Ernest Markham Magenta Red Clematis Vine

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  • $ 4349

Plants prefer well drained, consistently moist, average soil . A tremendous climber that will cover a trellis or arbor quickly . Hummingbirds are attracted to the colorful blooms . To prevent browning leaves, roots should remain cool and moist throughout the summer season . Ships in 2 gal. pot (contingent upon state/federal regulations) . We’re sorry, due to state or federal regulations, this plant cannot be shipped to Colorado nor South Carolina . Plant ships as a bare root plant with no soil and no pot when shipped to Arizona, California, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah and Washington . When shipped as a bare root plant, the Shake and Ship system will be used to remove soil from the roots, thus increasing the root tip surface area, which in turn, greatly enhances the ability of the plant to rapidly establish itself in the new environment . May ship in a dormant state, with bare branches and no leaves, especially in early spring when plant has been pruned back to promote lateral branching . To accommodate mature size or when planting in groups, space 20 in. away from other plants or structures . Performs best in plant growing zones 4 to 8, when grown in other zones, special care will be necessary

Deep magenta flowers have golden centers and are some of the largest of its kind, sometimes reaching up to 6 in. diameter. Often referred to as "Queen of the Vines", this variety has truly earned that name. The first round of blooms appear in early summer atop deep green winding foliage, then followed by another mass of color in late summer to mid autumn. A deciduous plant and part of the pruning Group 3 that should be cut back hard in early spring.

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