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Clematis 'Niobe' (Clematis 'Niobe')

Beginner
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1 hour care
per year
3m
Max height
1m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Clematis 'Niobe'

Other names

Clematis 'Niobe'

Genus

Clematis Clematis

Variety or Cultivar

'Niobe' _ 'Niobe' is a moderate climber with large, open deep-red (almost black) velvet flowers with yellow anthers in great profusion through summer.


Clematis 'Niobe' is: Deciduous

Habit

Climbing

Flower

Dark-red in Summer

Foliage

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

Pruning

Cut back hard in early spring.


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Where to grow

Clematis 'Niobe' (Clematis 'Niobe') will reach a height of 3m and a spread of 1m after 2-5 years.

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

North, 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 'Niobe'

Other names

Clematis 'Niobe'

Genus

Clematis Clematis

Variety or Cultivar

'Niobe' _ 'Niobe' is a moderate climber with large, open deep-red (almost black) velvet flowers with yellow anthers in great profusion through summer.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Climbing


Colour

Flower

Dark-red in Summer

Foliage

Green in Summer


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Caterpillars , Earwigs

Specific diseases

Slime flux , Clematis wilt

General care

Pruning

Cut back hard in early spring.


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Clematis 'Niobe' (Clematis 'Niobe') will reach a height of 3m and a spread of 1m after 2-5 years.

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

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

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

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6

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