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Niobe Clematis
The Best Red Clematis Ever!

Niobe Clematis

Item # 48157
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At 8 to 12 feet tall, this vine is a great size for patio tubs, mailboxes, and twining through Roses!

Masses of 4- to 6-inch blooms from early summer 'til fall! Velvety texture and deep, rich color!
Like crushed velvet, the huge midnight-red blooms of 'Niobe' glow with rich color, brilliantly offset by a slender, prominent center of bright yellow. Simply the best red Clematis we know, 'Niobe' is floriferous and blooms over a long summer season on compact, manageable 8- to 12-foot vines. Just the right size for the mailbox, pillar, or container of any type, 'Niobe' dazzles from the moment the buds open -- the blooms are initially nearly black, then mature to deep ruby! Unforgettable!

Clematis is easy to grow in a rich, porous, alkaline soil with plenty of room for the roots to spread. Best performance is when the tops are in full sunlight and the roots are shaded, so apply a generous mulch or a shallow-rooted groundcover near the base of the vine. Very reliable performers once established, they take a season or two to get going. 'Niobe' is a Group II Clematis for pruning purposes, which means that in early spring you should cut back the vine 6 or 8 inches to the nearest pair of strong leaf axil buds.

Genus Clematis
Variety 'Niobe'
Zone 4 - 9
BloomStartToEnd Early Summer - Late Summer
Habit Vining
PlantHeight 8 ft - 12 ft
PlantWidth 6 ft - 10 ft
BloomSize 4 in
Additional Characteristics Flower
Bloom Color Red
Bloom Season Summer
Light Requirements Part Shade
Soil Tolerance Normal,  loamy
Uses Ornamental, Outdoor, Vines and Climbers
Restrictions Canada, Guam, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands
Overall Rating: 5 Stars
Average Based on 1 Reviews Write a Review
Will be back
Josie from VA wrote (July 16, 2013):
This is the first time I have used this company. I was searching for some new clematis' and found a great variety and a good price on line. I will definitely be back for more plants for my gardens!
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