Late, Large-flowered Clematis
Clematis 'Perrin's Pride'

Family: Ranunculaceae (ra-nun-kew-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Clematis (KLEM-uh-tiss) (Info)
Cultivar: Perrin's Pride
Hybridized by Steffen
Registered or introduced: 1991
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Group:

Late Large-flowered

Height:

8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

Spacing:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

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:

Purple

Flower Fragrance:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Shape:

Single

Bloom Diameter:

Medium - 2 to 5 inches (5 to 12 cm)

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Other details:

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Danger:

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Pruning Groups:

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

Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

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Seed Collecting:

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Foliage Color:

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Bloom Characteristics:

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Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

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Regional

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

Hopkins, Minnesota

Willis, Texas

Ripon, Wisconsin

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Nov 22, 2010, ms_greenjeans from Hopkins, MN (Zone 4a) wrote:

Love the color of this clematis. It is a vigorous bloomer in zone 4a. The only downside is that Japanese beetles will eat all the flowers on this one and leave my other clematis varieties virtually untouched...I'm not sure why.

Positive

On Apr 18, 2008, JeanneTX from Willis, TX (Zone 8b) wrote:

This viticella from Hybridizer A.H. Steffen of the USA has velvety dark purple tepals with a reddish bar with golden/bronzy anthers and lighter yellow filaments