Early, Large-flowered Clematis
Clematis 'Daniel Deronda'

Family: Ranunculaceae (ra-nun-kew-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Clematis (KLEM-uh-tiss) (Info)
Cultivar: Daniel Deronda
Hybridized by Charles Noble
Registered or introduced: 1882
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Group:

Early Large-flowered

Height:

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 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)

Bloom Color:

Blue-Violet

Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Bloom Shape:

Semi-Double

Flat

Bloom Diameter:

Large - 5 to 8 inches (12 to 20 cm)

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

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

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

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From semi-hardwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Suitable for growing in containers

Regional

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

Camarillo, California

Cos Cob, Connecticut

West Hartland, Connecticut

Augusta, Georgia

Alexandria, Louisiana

Greensboro, North Carolina

Albany, Oregon

Portland, Oregon

Aberdeen, South Dakota

Ripon, Wisconsin

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jun 21, 2010, BellaMB88 from Camarillo, CA wrote:

Love this plant! Blooms are large and last a long time. This is the second year I've had it and this year it has been blooming since April.

Neutral

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

Named after the main character in George Elliott's 1876 novel, Daniel Deronda. Received RHS Award of Garden Merit in 1993.