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CLEMATIS 'Blue Belle'

Image of Clematis 'Blue Belle' (Viticella Group)

James H. Schutte

Family

Ranunculaceae

Botanical Name

CLEMATIS 'Blue Belle'( Viticella Group)

Plant Common Name

Blue Belle Clematis, Clematis, Viticella Clematis

Special Notice

This entry has yet to be reviewed and approved by L2G editors.

General Description

This is a late, small flowering climber. The flowers are bell shaped, usually nodding, and are mostly blue,purple or rose red in color. The viticella group of clematis are late flowering in midsummer to early autumn. Prune in late winter as new buds begin to show low on plant. Remove all dead material above the new shoots. Use on trellises,walls and shrubs to add a vertical interest in the garden.

Characteristics

  • Sun Exposure

    Full Sun, Partial Sun

Growing Conditions

  • Soil pH

    Neutral, Alkaline

  • Soil Drainage

    Well Drained

  • Soil type

    Clay, Loam, Sand

  • Growth Rate

    Medium

  • Water Requirements

    Average Water

Ornamental Features

  • Flower Interest

    Showy

  • Foliage Texture

    Medium

Special Characteristics

  • Usage

    Container, Cutflower, Feature Plant, Hanging Basket, Rock Garden / Wall, Topiary / Bonsai / Espalier, Vine

  • Sharp or Has Thorns

    No