Velvety 3-6" deep violet flowers with purple red bars make a regal impact in the garden—and hummingbirds love it. It's perfect for growing over fences, arbors, trellises, garden supports or other natural supports in the garden. This Polish variety was a 2002 Silver Medal of Honor winner at the Planatrium Arboricultural Trade Fair. Clematis 'Julka'
Bloom TimeEarly to mid summer. Followed by a second smaller flush of blooms later on.
Flower FormUpright, saucer shaped 3 - 6" across.
Soil RequirementsGood drainage is important. Fertile, moisture retentive soil.
Growth RateSlow to establish, don't give up too early. Fast once established to location.
PruningIn our Stoplight Pruning Guide, this variety is in the YELLOW category. It blooms best on old wood, but it can also bloom on new wood. Use caution when pruning to retain healthy stems from last season for best flowering.
Winter CareWinter mulch around the base of each plant.
Additional InformationSuitable for growing over fences, arbors, trellises, garden supports or natural supports in your garden.
State RestrictionsAE AK GU HI PR
Planting InstructionsThis variety does not like hot, sunny locations, prefers semi-shaded areas. Roots need to be shaded from the sun by a deep mulch or large flat rock.
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