Ruby Alpine Clematis - Clematis alpina 'Ruby'

Ruby Alpine Clematis is a early bloomer, blooming on old wood. Its delicate bell shaped flowers are purple pink appearing in April and May and followed by attractive seedheads. This fast growing vine can be used as a climber on walls, trellisses and trees, or as a groundcover. Can be grown in the shade as well as sun.

Water Needs: 
Moderate
Foliage Color: 
Green
Flower Attributes: 
Cut Flowers
Showy Flowers
Landscape Uses: 
Ground Cover
Trailing
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Modern
Traditional
Light Needs: 
Partial Sun/Shade
Plant Types: 
Height: 
5-10'
Spread: 
5-10'
Flower Colors: 
Purple
Flower Seasons: 
Spring
Special Features: 
Attracts Butterflies
Growth Habits: 
Climbing
Trailing
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 3
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For successful results it is best to keep the roots cool in the summer and protected in the winter, by covering them with compost or mulch. Prune this variety after flowering.

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