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Clematis 'Rouge Cardinal' (Clematis 'Rouge Cardinal')

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

Plant details

Botanical name

Clematis 'Rouge Cardinal'

Other names

Clematis 'Rouge Cardinal'

Genus

Clematis Clematis

Variety or Cultivar

'Rouge Cardinal' _ 'Rouge Cardinal' is a moderate climber with large, open crimson velvet flowers with beige anthers in great profusion through summer.


Clematis 'Rouge Cardinal' is: Deciduous

Habit

Climbing

Flower

Crimson, Cream 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 'Rouge Cardinal' (Clematis 'Rouge Cardinal') 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 'Rouge Cardinal'

Other names

Clematis 'Rouge Cardinal'

Genus

Clematis Clematis

Variety or Cultivar

'Rouge Cardinal' _ 'Rouge Cardinal' is a moderate climber with large, open crimson velvet flowers with beige anthers in great profusion through summer.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Climbing


Colour

Flower

Crimson, Cream 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 'Rouge Cardinal' (Clematis 'Rouge Cardinal') 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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Clematis 'Rouge Cardinal' (Clematis 'Rouge Cardinal')

Clematis 'Rouge Cardinal' (Clematis 'Rouge Cardinal')

(07/06/2011)

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