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PlantFiles: Clematis
Clematis 'Gipsy Queen'

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Family: Ranunculaceae (ra-nun-kew-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Clematis (KLEM-uh-tiss) (Info)
Cultivar: Gipsy Queen
Additional cultivar information: (aka Gypsy Queen)
Hybridized by Cripps; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1877

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Group:
Unknown - Tell us

Height:
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:
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:
Fuchsia (Red-Purple)
Purple

Flower Fragrance:
No fragrance

Bloom Shape:
Single

Bloom Diameter:
Medium - 2 to 5 inches (5 to 12 cm)
Large - 5 to 8 inches (12 to 20 cm)

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

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 3 - Summer/Fall bloomers; prune hard in early spring

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From seed; stratify if sowing indoors

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive martaneni On Jun 27, 2011, martaneni wrote:

Gipsy Queen has been living happily on my arbor for more than 12 years, blooming at the same time as it's companion, a white, fragrant, climbing wild rose. The -20 degree winter temps. don't seem to bother either of them.

Neutral mystic On Sep 21, 2006, mystic from Ewing, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

Received The Royal Horticultural Society, Award of Garden Merit (AGM) in 1993.

Regional...

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

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Augusta, Georgia
Rockford, Illinois
Jamesburg, New Jersey
Lafayette, Tennessee
Wichita Falls, Texas



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