Group I varieties include Clematis alpina 'Stolwijk Gold,' Clematis montana 'Mayleen,' and Clematis Sparky® Blue. I would purchase again. Also, definitely don’t hesitate to call or email us with any questions, we love sharing our knowledge of gardening and helping you add allure to your garden! Shipment begins in mid March 2021, depending on your zone. Since 1950 we have been providing a wide range of perennials, annuals, bulbs, shrubs, vines, amaryllis, gardening tools & supplies, and gifts for gardeners. The flowers are a deep grape color set off by champagne centers. We invite you to browse our website, and to join our email list for special offers and useful gardening tips. A classic for cottage gardens, trained on an arbor, pergola or trellis, or left unsupported to ramble through shrubbery or as a ground cover. Varieties that flower on old and new wood will often throw out a few blooms at the end of the growing season. We guarantee your complete satisfaction or your money back. The rose finally died after a rough winter, but the clematis powers on with masses of purple blooms. It prefers a neutral soil, so check pH and add lime if needed. HEIGHT | 4-6 FT. We ship these perennials and annuals in 1 pint pots, except as noted. no The purple definitely has more red to it than depicted in the photo. Subscribe to enjoy gardening advice, email offers & more, Keep up with White Flower Farm on Social Media. It produced spectacular flowers every year. For some, this means a large, bareroot crown. Estimated dates for shipping are indicated in the Shipping Details box for each item. Now early Oct. and it still has a few blooms on it. Lightly prune Group I Clematis immediately after flowering to shape the vines if needed. Others cannot travel bareroot or transplant best if grown in containers. Wait until after the first flush of bloom to perform the surgery. Dead or damaged stems may be removed at any time. The easy care habit of the plant makes it suitable for a tall obelisk, or allow it to scramble through shrubs or grace an arch. Wow!!!! Continue to water if conditions indicate. Clematis Etoile Violet was purchased along with one New Dawn Rose. SPACING | 24-36 IN. Looks beautiful grown through a yellow rose! Clematis prefers a cool root run, so lay flat stones at its base, or plant annuals or shallow-rooted perennials around them. White Flower Farm • 1-800-503-9624, Blackmore & Langdon Begonias & Delphiniums, Customer-Favorite Annual Container Designs, All Preplanned Gardens & Plant Collections, Discounted Gift Certificates Available Now, Add a $50 Gift Card to Your Bouquet or Gift Set for Just $25. Gently tie vines to supports as they grow. The flowers are a deep grape color set off by champagne centers. Handle gently when planting and be careful when cultivating, as physical injury to the stems can cause them to wilt and die. Wait until new growth appears before removing dead or damaged stems and before pruning as required by variety: leave Group I Clematis alone; prune Group II plants lightly to shape and remove weak growth; cut Group III varieties back to 12 inches above the ground, or higher if you desire taller vines. This pruning helps produce more compact plants with flowers closer to eye level. Box 50, Route 63 ~ Litchfield, Connecticut 06759 ~ 1-800-503-9624 yes yes The long flowering season begins with the compact alpinas and macropetalas in early spring, progresses through early summer with the large-flowered hybrids, continues through late summer with the boisterous texensis and viticella varieties, and concludes with the exuberant and infallible Clematis paniculata that will literally cover an unsightly structure or arbor in one season. The combination is spectacular. Clematis, Viticella Clematis, Late Small-flowered Clematis 'Etoile Violette' (Clematis viticella) This item is available from the following companies: Company: Offering: Annie's Annuals and Perennials (Richmond, California) Learn more about Annie's Annuals and Perennials. Do you? I have to give it a mid season haircut to keep it from being too big. THANK YOU. White Flower Farm® is a registered trademark of White Flower Farm, Inc. Please include your order number or customer number when contacting us. For beautiful colors, extravagance of blooms, and graceful habit, nothing compares with Clematis, the queen of the flowering vines. Early in the first spring after planting, prune the stems of all Clematis varieties down to the lowest pair of healthy buds. The rose repeats sporadically thru early September here in Z6 despite being in partial shade. Alternate feedings every 4 to 6 weeks with a balanced 10-10-10 fertilizer. Clematis is a heavy feeder; supply a low nitrogen fertilizer such as 5-10-10 in spring, when the buds are about 2″ long. Shrubs, Roses, vines, and other woody plants may be shipped bareroot or in pots. Clematis is deep-rooted, so water thoroughly. Depending on variety, cut back lightly or severely before moving in early spring. Design Ideas Etoile Violette is one of the best clematis for warmer climates, because it blooms reliably with little winter chill. yes The clematis just goes non-stop. This clematis grew very well on a round iron support that was 3-4 feet high. Provide support immediately or plants will languish. Check to make sure that the vines of Group I and II plants are tied securely to supports to withstand winter winds. Click here to read more reviews about this item (25 total). Do you? I had ordered from a well old respected named company in the past and White Flower Farm's way out past them. Clematis are divided into pruning groups as follows: Group I plants bloom on old wood and require no pruning except to control size, in which case prune lightly after flowering back to a pair of healthy buds. We also offer gardening advice and how-to information to gardeners throughout the United States. All contents © 2020 White Flower Farm All rights reserved. Young vines may be moved with plenty of soil as long as they are watered religiously. Cultivate around vines with care as physical injury will cause wilting and death of injured stems. Please refer to the Shipping Details box to determine the earliest shipping time. About 10 years ago, I put Clematis Etoile Violette directly next to Zephirine Drouhin, a pink climbing rose which has a heavy flush of blooms just as Etoile Violette starts to bloom.