Happy Jack Purple Clematis
|Soil Type||Well Drained|
|Mature Height||6-10 Feet|
|Mature Width||3-4 Feet|
Bright yellow stamens and pretty lush purple blooms are key features of our Purple Clematis Happy Jack. Know as an easy growing vine, this specimen is perfect for growing upward on just about anything including trellises and fences.
The Clematis Happy Jack grows on new wood and old wood which makes it a favorite as one of the easier to grow flowering vines available. The beautiful display of violet blooms thrives from the middle of summer into the fall season.
Where Should I Plant This Vine?
Allow this vine to grow upward on fences, trellis, or structures in the landscape. Plant in in well drained soil with full sun to part shade conditions in grow zones 5-9.
What Plants Mix Well With Happy Jack Purple Clematis?
Climbing roses and clematis make a good combination and can be planted as border plants, in containers, or used for cover on landscape structure.
When Should I Feed My Clematis?
Fertilize once a month with a 10-10-10 fertilizer which you can apply from mid spring to mid summer.
The best time to prune your Clematis Happy Jack is in the springtime. Pruning back to about 2ft. to promote new growth is encouraged. Clematis are vigorous, disease resistant growers and therefore should be watered 1" per week.
Clematis are not generally drought tolerant so be sure to protect the base and root system with partial shade or even a light layer of mulch. Clematis Happy Jack loves sunlight and the blooms benefit from having full sun exposure for optimal growth and flower color.