Sweet Autumn Clematis
Sweet Autumn Clematis is considered a gorgeous sight covered in star shaped blossoms which appear in the late summer and early fall season. The Sweet Autumn Clematis grows quickly in warm temperatures and displays twining stems which can serve as nice cover for fences, porches or similar structures.
Spent flowers become fluffy seed heads that are also a pretty sight after the blooms. Keep in mind that the Sweet Autumn Clematis is a vigorous growing, self seeding vine that will end up choking out weeds and other plants while continuing to expand outside of its garden to the surrounding landscape.
Is This Clematis Invasive?
Known as a vigorous grower that is also self seeding, it can be classified as invasive depending on what state you live in. Prune your Clematis back in late winter to encourage new growth in spring.
Where Should I Plant A Sweet Autumn Clematis?
Plant this adaptable vine in a spot that gets full sun exposure in grow zones 4-9.
Can This Clematis Grow In The Shade?
Thrives in full sun exposure but can also tolerate some shade and will bloom more flowers in full sun conditions.
The Sweet Autumn Clematis prefers to be grown in full sun exposure with mid level moisture and well drained soil. Give your Sweet Autumn Clematis a regular watering schedule and grow a large ground cover vine that will be sure to produce beautiful blooms! This vine is shade tolerant but will produce less blooms in a shady area. Be sure to water more often in extreme heat. Sweet Autumn Clematis should be pruned in spring as new leaf buds begin to show low on the plant. Wilt, powdery mildew, rust and fungal spots are common. Clematis is the perfect ground cover and thrives in USDA hardiness zones 4-9. Pests include aphids, snails, slugs, scale, earwigs and spider mites. Consider insecticidal soaps and oils as treatments.
The perfect specimen for covering landscape eye soars. This tough and durable drought proof vine grows well in both sun & part shade. The Sweet Autumn Clematis is a great addition to the landscape when considering draping walls with blooms or scaling structures with vines. Mulch the root area which prefers to be shaded.
A great companion plant for Clematis is Wisteria. Plant Blue Moon Wisteria Vines along with this white flowering vine for a pop of color and texture.
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