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PlantFiles: Large Flowered Clematis
Clematis 'Westerplatte'

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Family: Ranunculaceae (ra-nun-kew-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Clematis (KLEM-uh-tiss) (Info)
Cultivar: Westerplatte
Hybridized by Franczak; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1996

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Group:
Late Large-flowered

Height:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:
36-48 in. (90-120 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:
Magenta (Pink-Purple)
Red
Scarlet (Dark Red)

Flower Fragrance:
No fragrance

Bloom Shape:
Single

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

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

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Pruning Groups:
Group 2 - Repeat bloomers; prune immediately after flowering
Group 3 - Summer/Fall bloomers; prune hard in early spring

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral mystic On Jan 3, 2005, mystic from Ewing, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

Named after the peninsula that protects the port of Gdansk.

Regional...

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

San Anselmo, California
Denver, Colorado
Gainesville, Florida
Emporia, Kansas
St Paul, Minnesota
Hickory Creek, Texas
Leesburg, Virginia
Linden, Virginia
Reston, Virginia
Timberlake, Virginia
Lake Bosworth, Washington
Marrowstone, Washington



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