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Clematis

Simple and beautiful, Clematis includes over 300 named cultivars and even more wild species than the rose. Our selections offer stylish blossoms, attractive carefree foliage, and ornamental seed heads, in exchange for a minimum of attention. Use them to cover just about every stump and dead tree, as well as on trellises, arbors, pergolas, walls and tall shrubs. They prefer to be planted slightly deep in cool well-drained soil with mulch or a ground cover to shade their feet; provide a support and let them climb. Each vine is 18 inches to 2 feet tall. Medium Band.

Clematis ‘Gravetye Beauty’ (T-0308)

Each 18.75

AVAILABLE SPRING 2019

Raised by Frenchman Francisque Morel, this compact, color-rich Clematis claims an intriguing heritage that spans more than a century and includes 2 continents. A probable descendant of Clematis viticella and Jackmanii strains plus Clematis texensis, ‘Gravetye Beauty’ was given to William Robinson in 1914, who named it after his British manor home. Myriad, upward-facing tulip-style flowers, bathed in breathtaking ruby-red shades, feature vivid crimson interiors, subtle pink stripes and reddish brown anthers. The tapered, recurving tepals open widely as they age, resembling signature 4-to 6-pointed stars, while firm herbaceous stems forge a deciduous shrubby base, garbed with attractive dark greenery. Low walls, pint-sized hedges, small trellises and training its stems horizontally promote easy viewing.

Blooms July–September

Size: 8' 0" – 12' 0" high x 0" & spreading wide.

Hardy to zone 4.

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Our featured plant: Eryngium planum 'Blue Glitter'

Click here to view our Early January 2019 Newsletter!

Stellar blue flowers that deer forego, water-thrifty and other deer-proof plants!

These deer-proof perennials...

offer a variety of blue flowers that lend eye-catching intrigue to the landscape or a bouquet. 

More deer-proof plants plus favored water-shy selections...

Many of our customers frequently ask us to suggest plants that are undaunted by either deer or dry conditions. In this newsletter, we’ve featured a diverse group of plants, including not only perennials, but a handful of grasses and shrubs as well. Many selections boast steadfast temperaments, while others offer blooms that are long-lasting, late-blooming, pollinator-friendly or tailor-made for arrangements. And all are brimming with good looks, which goes without saying!

Please note: A plant’s deer-tolerance depends on the locale, the particular herd, the time of year, plus the recent weather conditions, especially rainfall. The ability of a plant to endure dry conditions varies with sun exposure, humidity and soil type.

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