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Clematis recta 'Purpurea' (Clematis 'Purpurea')

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

Plant details

Botanical name

Clematis recta 'Purpurea'

Other names

Clematis 'Purpurea'

Genus

Clematis Clematis

Variety or Cultivar

'Purpurea' _ 'Purpurea' is a non-climbing clematis (has an upright, clump-forming habit) with purple new leaves that green slightly as the season progresses and fragrant white flowers in late summer.


Clematis recta 'Purpurea' is: Deciduous

Fragrance

Sweetly-scented flowers

Habit

Climbing

Flower

Cream, Greenish-white in Summer

Foliage

Purple in Spring; Green in Summer

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Caterpillars , Earwigs Aphids , Caterpillars , Earwigs

Slime flux Slime flux

General care

Pruning

Provide support by pushing twiggy branches into the soil near the crown of the plant in early spring or placing grow-through supports around the crown.

Propagation methods

Layering, Seed, Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Clematis recta 'Purpurea' (Clematis 'Purpurea') will reach a height of 2m and a spread of 1.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, well-drained soil especially chalky soils.

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 recta 'Purpurea'

Other names

Clematis 'Purpurea'

Genus

Clematis Clematis

Variety or Cultivar

'Purpurea' _ 'Purpurea' is a non-climbing clematis (has an upright, clump-forming habit) with purple new leaves that green slightly as the season progresses and fragrant white flowers in late summer.

Native to

Garden origin

Foliage

Deciduous

Fragrance

Sweetly-scented flowers

Habit

Climbing


Colour

Flower

Cream, Greenish-white in Summer

Foliage

Purple in Spring; Green in Summer


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Caterpillars , Earwigs

Specific diseases

Slime flux

General care

Pruning

Provide support by pushing twiggy branches into the soil near the crown of the plant in early spring or placing grow-through supports around the crown.

Propagation methods

Layering, Seed, Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Clematis recta 'Purpurea' (Clematis 'Purpurea') will reach a height of 2m and a spread of 1.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, well-drained soil especially chalky soils.

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, Zone 5

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