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Large-Flowered Red Clematis


This is a large-flowered, twining climber with a compact habit to ten feet tall. It has single, dark red flowers with a velvety texture that clothe the stems in spring and summer and contrast beautifully with the mid green foliage. This is an excellent selection for small trellises and structures.

Clematis 'Niobe'

Fruit Characteristics

Fruit edible :Yes

Leaf Characteristics

Leaf texture : Leathery

Leaf shape : Oval

Leaf color : Dark green

Flower Characteristics

Flower width : 4-6"

Flower shape : Saucer-shaped

Flower color : Red

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Deciduous

Average size maturity width : 4 ft.

Average size maturity height : 10 ft.

Growth rate : Moderate

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : -30 to -25 F( Z4a)

Sunset zone : 2-11, 14-24

Light exposure : Partial Sun

Landscape Attributes

Under oak trees : Yes

Barrier plants : Yes

Seashore conditions : Yes

Oak root fungus resistance : Yes

Hummingbirds : Yes

Hedges and screens : Yes

Frost tender : Yes

Fragrance : Yes

Erosion control : Yes

Drought tolerant : Yes

Deer resistant : Yes

Butterflies : Yes

Colorful fruits and berries : Yes

Birds : Yes

Autumn foliage color : Yes

Attractive bark : Yes

Allergenic plants : Yes

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