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Apple Blossom Clematis

Item # 36403
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Recipient of the Award of Garden Merit from RHS.

Hundreds upon hundreds of 2½-inch blooms!
An award-winner worthy of the finest garden settings, 'Apple Blossom' is an extraordinary way to welcome spring! With unstoppable fragrance and bloom strength, it is an unforgettable landmark in the garden.

The show begins in mid-spring in most climates, when masses and masses of 2½-inch appleblossom-pink blooms open from rosy-pink buds. Strongly scented of vanilla, they perfume the entire spring garden, remaining for weeks against bronze-tinted new foliage.

The new foliage of this Clematis is interesting too. Although it becomes leathery, tough, and dark green, in spring it opens with bronze tints. This is an evergreen Clematis, so the new leaves appear as the old are passing, for a lovely two-tone effect.

'Apple Blossom' reaches 10 to 15 feet high and 5 to 8 feet wide. It is ideal to train up a trellis or arbor, festoon a fence or outbuilding, or even cover the garden floor. Recipient of the Award of Garden Merit from the RHS, this classic selection is very fast-growing. It prefers a bit of shade in all but the most northern locations. Pruning Group I. Zones 6-9.

Genus Clematis
Species armandii
Variety 'Apple Blossom'
Item Form 2-Quart
Zone 6 - 9
Bloom Season Mid Spring - Late Spring
Clematis Pruning Group Group 1
Habit Vining
Plant Height 10 ft - 15 ft
Plant Width 5 ft - 8 ft
Bloom Size 2.5 in
Additional Characteristics Award Winner, Butterfly Lovers, Flower, Fragrance, Free Bloomer, Heirloom, Pruning Recommended, Rose Companions
Bloom Color Light Pink
Foliage Color Dark Green
Light Requirements Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Requirements Moist,  well-drained
Resistance Cold Hardy, Disease Resistant, Heat Tolerant, Humidity Tolerant, Pest Resistant
Soil Tolerance Clay, Normal,  loamy
Uses Border, Ground Cover, Outdoor, Vines and Climbers
Restrictions Canada, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, Guam, Hawaii