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Clematis 'Kingfisher'

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Family: Ranunculaceae (ra-nun-kew-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Clematis (KLEM-uh-tiss) (Info)
Cultivar: Kingfisher
Additional cultivar information: (PP18104; Evipo037)
Hybridized by Olesen/Evison; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2006

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Group:
Early Large-flowered

Height:
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Bloom Color:
Dark Blue
Blue-Violet

Flower Fragrance:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Shape:
Single

Bloom Diameter:
Large - 5 to 8 inches (12 to 20 cm)

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall
Blooms repeatedly

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Danger:
All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested
Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Pruning Groups:
Group 2 - Repeat bloomers; prune immediately after flowering

Patent Information:
Patented

Propagation Methods:
From softwood cuttings
From semi-hardwood cuttings
From seed; stratify if sowing indoors
By grafting
By serpentine layering

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Profile:

2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive vossner On Mar 26, 2011, vossner from Richmond, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

Definitely blue.

Positive Lynda_45 On Jul 13, 2009, Lynda_45 from Jacksonville, NC (Zone 8b) wrote:

I'm a total novice to "Clems",but when I received this one, it was already the lorgest one out of four. Shortly after that, it bloomed.This "Kingfisher" was the only one, except for the "Niobe" that bloomed so quickly.I love the color "True blue"

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Brick, New Jersey
Jacksonville, North Carolina
Richmond, Texas



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