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'Sweet Summer Love' (Clematis)

  • continuous blooms
  • fragrant
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Full Sun
Part Sun
Height120 - 180 In
Spread72 - 120 In
Zones040506070809
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Sweet Summer Love displays fragrant, long-blooming cranberry-purple flowers all summer. It must be trained up a trellis or support. The first year you plant it, it does not do much besides grow roots. The next year it takes off and does not litter the garden with unwanted seedlings. 

  • 10-15 feet tall and 6-10 feet wide at maturity
  • Grow in zones 4-9
  • Plant in part to full sun (4+ hours daily)

Care: Sweet Summer Love prefers average, well-drained but moist soil. Keep the roots cool by applying 2-3 inches of mulch around the base of the plant. It may benefit from hard pruning in late winter, leave at least two pairs of buds on each stem.

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  • Enjoy free shipping on orders over $45
  • Size at shipping varies by the season and plant
    • 1-gallon shrubs are 6-24" tall at shipment
    • Quart shrubs are 5-8" tall at shipment
  • Shrubs ship dormant November through April

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    Features

    • Fragrant

    Characteristics

    • Hardiness Zones: 04 05 06 07 08 09
    • Height: 120 - 180 In
    • Spread: 72 - 120 In
    • Habit: Climbing
    • Bloom Color: Purple
    • Foliage Color: Green
    • Bloom Time: Summer
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      RV
      08/23/2021
      Rhonda V.
      United States United States
      Beautiful plants

      They came packed well for shipping and seemed very healthy. Got them in the ground and they are growing.

      SM
      08/21/2021
      Sherie m.
      United States United States
      Can’t wait to see it bloom

      It arrived very healthy and is growing fast hopefully it will bloom before the season is over

      ML
      08/03/2021
      Mark L.
      United States United States
      Sweet Summer Love

      Great looking clematis arrived safe and in perfect condition!

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