Early, Large Flowered Clematis
Clematis 'Westerplatte'

Family: Ranunculaceae (ra-nun-kew-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Clematis (KLEM-uh-tiss) (Info)
Cultivar: Westerplatte
Hybridized by Franczak
Registered or introduced: 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

Regional

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

San Anselmo, California

Denver, Colorado

Gainesville, Florida

Emporia, Kansas

Saint Paul, Minnesota

Crockett, Texas

Leesburg, Virginia

Linden, Virginia

Lynchburg, Virginia

Reston, Virginia

Nordland, Washington

Snohomish, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:

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

Named after the peninsula that protects the port of Gdansk.