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Clematis alpina 'Ruby' (Clematis 'Ruby')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
2.5m
Max height
1.5m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Clematis alpina 'Ruby'

Other names

Clematis 'Ruby'

Genus

Clematis Clematis

Variety or Cultivar

'Ruby' _ 'Ruby' is a deciduous, climbing shrub. It has mid-green leaves and in mid to late spring, bears nodding, soft red or purple-red flowers with cream stamens that are followed by fluffy seed heads.


Clematis alpina 'Ruby' is: Deciduous

Habit

Climbing

Flower

Red, Reddish-purple in Spring

Foliage

Green in Spring; Green in Summer

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Caterpillars , Earwigs Aphids , Caterpillars , Earwigs

Slime flux , Clematis wilt Slime flux , Clematis wilt

General care


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Where to grow

Clematis alpina 'Ruby' (Clematis 'Ruby') will reach a height of 2.5m and a spread of 1.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

Plant in well-drained, moisture-retentive soil.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Clematis alpina 'Ruby'

Other names

Clematis 'Ruby'

Genus

Clematis Clematis

Variety or Cultivar

'Ruby' _ 'Ruby' is a deciduous, climbing shrub. It has mid-green leaves and in mid to late spring, bears nodding, soft red or purple-red flowers with cream stamens that are followed by fluffy seed heads.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Climbing


Colour

Flower

Red, Reddish-purple in Spring

Foliage

Green in Spring; Green in Summer


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Caterpillars , Earwigs

Specific diseases

Slime flux , Clematis wilt


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Clematis alpina 'Ruby' (Clematis 'Ruby') will reach a height of 2.5m and a spread of 1.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

Plant in well-drained, moisture-retentive soil.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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