Clematis hybrid 'Taiga'Clematis hybrid 'Taiga'

Common Name: Taiga Clematis

Bloomtime: summer through fall

Bloomcolor: purple blue with white petal tips and undersides

Exposure: full sun, part shade and light shade

Height: 2.0-3.0 m (6-9ft)

Spread: 1.0-1.5 m (3-5ft)

Spacing: 1.0 m (3ft)

Water: moist, well drained, fertile soil

Hardiness: zones 5-9

Zone: 4

Deer Resistant: occasionally damaged by deer

Attracts Butterflies: attracts butterflies, bees and other pollinators

Drought Tolerant: not drought tolerant

Characteristics: deciduous climber with twining stems, Bears striking, purple-blue double flowers with white petal tips and undersides from early summer to fall, trim back to about 50 cm (18") in later winter, mulch to keep roots cool