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Clematis 'Cardinal Wyszynski'

Plant Type: Clematis

These varieties begin to bloom in early summer, with the first flush of flowers appearing on the previous year's growth. This is followed by a second flush flowers appearing on the new growth. These flowers will likely be smaller than the first ones and flowers that were double the first time may be single the second time.

Clematis 'Cardinal Wyszynski' dazzles your garden with huge 8 inch glowing crimson flowers. The vibrant flowers are accented with darker crimson anthers and light pink filaments. Standing 8-10 foot tall, 'Cardinal Wyszynski' will add vertical interest to your garden or landscape. Very free flowering, initial blooms come from the previous seasons growth in June and July and sets forth a repeat bloom again in September. 'Cardinal Wyszynski' received the Golden Medal at 'Plantarium' in 1990.

Pruning: The time to prune this group is in late winter or early spring. Dead and weak shoots should be removed and the remaining shoots cut back to 6-9 inches above a couple of well-developed buds.

Growing & Maintenance Tips:


Pruning: The time to prune this group is in late winter or early spring. Dead and weak shoots should be removed and the remaining shoots cut back to 6-9 inches above a couple of well-developed buds.

Flower Color

Crimson Red

Foliage Color

Green

Plant Spread

1-2'

Good Companions

Plant Height

8-10'

Scape Height

Hardness Zone

4-8

Soil Moisture

Characteristics & Attributes


Attributes

Border plants. Climbing. Container. Cut flower or foliage. Specimen or focal point.

Bloom Time

June-July, September

Critter Resistance

Exposure

Full sun to part shade

Growth Rate

Medium

Seasonal Interests