- SKU: 71234
- Zones: 4-8
- Height: 8 - 12 feet
- Shade Requirement: Full Sun, Partial Shade
- Bloom Time: Midsummer, with sporadic blooming into early fall.
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- Botanical NameClematis 'Niobe'
- Ships AsNO. 1 BAREROOT
- Height8 - 12 feet
- Spacing8 - 10 feet
- Spread6 - 10 feet
- Light RequirementsFull Sun, Partial Shade
- Color Descriptionred
- Foliage TypeRich green lobed leaves.
- Bloom TimeMidsummer, with sporadic blooming into early fall.
- Flower FormStar-shaped flowers with pointed sepals, flowers up to 6" across.
- Soil RequirementsHumus rich, well-drained soil.
- Growth RateMedium
- PruningPrune in late winter or early spring. All shoots can be cut back to the previous year's wood just above the base.
- Winter CareApply a winter mulch around the base of the plant to maintain soil moisture and cool soil temperatures.
- Additional InformationOne of the best reds in the clematis genus. Holds its color well all season. Blooms on new growth in midsummer and then again on new shoots in early fall. The second bloom will produce smaller flowers.
- State RestrictionsAE AK GU HI PR
- Planting InstructionsPlant 3" deeper than it was in the original pot. Bury the first set of leaves to encourage production for strong shoots. It also discourage clematic wilt.
Orders for gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days.
Plants, fertilizer and other supplies* will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:
*Fertilizer and other supplies ordered separately are typically shipped within 5 business days.
**Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items July through August
|1A-4B||5/7/18 - 6/8/18|
|5A||4/2/18 - 6/8/18|
|5B||3/19/18 - 6/8/18|
|6A||3/12/18 - 6/8/18|
|6B||3/5/18 - 6/8/18|
|7A & 7B||2/26/18 - 6/8/18|
|8A & 8B||2/19/18 - 5/18/18|
|9A-10B||2/12/18 - 5/18/18|
|Last Order Date|| Zones 1-7: June 4th
Zones 8-10: May 14th
The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.
Based on the contents of your order we always strive to ship your order complete, and as early as possible. Large orders may be shipped in more than one package.
Bare-root perennials, trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until fully dormant. This promotes optimum transit conditions and success in your garden. In the Fall, these plants tend to arrive at the later end of the shipping window.
In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your order.
For trees and other oversize items, we do not ship to PO boxes and it will be delivered via FedEx Home delivery.
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Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48 contiguous states.
Our regular shipping and handling charges are as follows:
|Up to $10.00||$8.95|
|$10.01 to $20.00||$9.95|
|$20.01 to $ 30.00||$10.95|
|$30.01 to $ 40.00||$12.95|
|$40.01 to $50.00||$14.95|