Ernest Markham Clematis
Ernest Markham Clematis
Ernest Markham Clematis
Ernest Markham Clematis
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Ernest Markham Clematis

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Each order includes one large Grade #1 clematis bulb and the fertilizer to get it growing quickly, along with detailed planting instructions.
Full to Part Sun (4-6+ hours with afternoon sun)Moist12-feet tall x 36-inches wide
Plant Features

Ernest Markham Clematis Plants produce large, 4-6-inch magenta colored flowers in mid-summer. This climbing beauty is an award-winning variety that will put on a summertime show in your garden or container. Profuse bloomer! Clematis require moist soils to grow well. In northern gardens the do best in full sun but prefer lightly shaded areas in southern gardens.

Common Names: Leatherflower, Traveler’s Joy

Clematis Companion Plants: Dahlia, Phlox, Salvia

Ernest Markham Clematis Plant Care Instructions: Plants do best with a climbing support and with a few inches of mulch to keep their roots cool. Flowers are produced on new growth, so plants should not be pruned back to 16 inches in late winter or early spring.

Plant Characteristics
Bloom Time: June, July, August
Features: Cut Flower
Flower Color: Magenta
Mature Plant Size: 12-feet tall x 36-inches wide
Habit: Climbing
Critter Resistance: Deer
Plant Needs
Light Level: Full to Part Sun (4-6+ hours with afternoon sun)
Overwinter Zones: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
Soil Moisture: Moist, Well-drained
Fertilizer: When transplanted and then once every Spring
Growing Support: Trellis
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