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Clematis 'H.F. Young'

H.F. Young' Clematis

H.F. Young' Clematis

Format

Exposure

  • Sun

Rusticity

4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Bloom time

  • May
  • June
  • September

  • Climbing plant
  • Spring flowering
  • Spring flowering
  • Climbing plant
  • Big flower

The H.F. Young' Clematis is a vigorous climbing variety that produces large azure blue flowers 6-9 inches in diameter. This clematis is a popular choice due to its hardiness, ease of care, and striking beauty.

Spectacular Bloom:

  • Gorgeous blue flowers 6-9 inches in diameter with creamy white stamens.

  • Abundant flowering in May, June, and September for a colorful garden all summer long.

Vigorous Growth:

  • Climbing plant that can reach 6-10 feet in height.
  • Perfect for covering a trellis, pergola, or fence.
  • Adds a vertical accent and dimension to your landscape.

Easy Care:

  • Hardy and easy-to-grow plant.
  • Prefers rich, well-drained soil and a sunny or partially shaded location.
  • Light pruning in spring to encourage rebloom.

Cold Hardiness:

  • Hardy in Canadian Hardiness Zones 4 and above.
  • Winter protection recommended for young plants in colder regions.

A Versatile Plant:

  • Ideal for cottage gardens, flower gardens, and natural landscapes.
  • Can be grown in containers to decorate a patio or balcony.
  • Attracts butterflies and bees for a more vibrant garden.

Perfect for:

  • Trellises, pergolas, and fences
  • Walls and house facades
  • Containers and planters
  • Companion planting with other climbing plants or shrubs

Planting Tips:

  • Plant H.F. Young Clematis in spring or fall.
  • Choose a sunny or partially shaded location with well-drained soil.
  • Dig a planting hole twice as wide as the root ball and slightly deeper.
  • Amend the soil with compost or well-rotted manure.
  • Water thoroughly after planting.
  • Mulch around the base of the plant to conserve soil moisture.
  • Pruning Group: B1 - after flowering in late spring.

Plant details

Dimensions

Spacing
60 - 72 in.
Spread
60 - 72 in.
Height
60 - 100 in.

Characteristics

Habit:

  • Climbing

Flowering colours:

  • Blue

Plant needs

Watering:

  • Allow to dry well between waterings

Maintenance:

  • Maintenance pruning
  • Use of mulch to protect from winter

Soil requirement:

  • Well-drained soil
  • Rich
  • Fresh

Features

Resistance:

  • Cold
  • Diseases
  • Bugs
  • Tolerates partial shade

Attract:

  • Butterflies

Use:

  • Wall
  • Trellis
  • Open ground
  • Potted
  • Flowerbed

Attribute:

  • Large flowers

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