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Clematis x 'Multi-blue'
A free-flowering, compact selection with large, double, lavender-blue blooms. A first flush of flowers is followed by a second flush in late summer. Train on an arbor, fence or trellis, or leave unsupported and allow to climb through medium-sized shrubs.
Min. USDA Hardiness Zone:
Prefers well-drained, organic, moist soil.
Mulch 2-4" around base of plant to keep roots cool
Native to China and then cultivated in Japan
Western state native:
Leaves opposite, usually compound, but sometimes simple at stem tips; leaflets 2.5-10 cm long and 1-2 cm wide, ovate with entire margins.
Predominant flower color:
Large, double lavender-blue blooms. Repeat flowering; showy flowers
Fall Color Description:
Winter Interest Description:
Used by Wildlife:
These vines which flower mostly in sprays along one-year-old or two-year-old branches. Cut off spent flowering branches immediately after flowering. This will help to produce the maximum amount of vigorous flowering wood and preserve the plant?s natural g
Pruning should be completed in late winter or
early spring when buds begin to swell but
stems have not yet started to grow. Prune out
any weak and dead stems, and cut back
remaining stems to a pair of strong, healthy
buds. How far back you cut the stems will be
determined by your use. This group will often
flower on new wood again in late summer
Long Term Care:
Prune down to 1 foot the first couple of seasons.
Potential insect pests include aphids, vine weevils, slugs/snails, scale and earwigs. Watch for spider mites
Susceptible to wilt/stem rot (can be fatal), powdery mildew, leaf spots, rust and viruses.
Susceptible to wilt/stem rot (can be fatal), powdery mildew, leaf spots, rust and viruses. Potential insect pests include aphids, vine weevils, slugs/snails, scale and earwigs. Watch for spider mites.
OSU Landscape Profile:
LBJ Native Plant Database:
Missouri Botanical Garden Database:
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