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Spring-flowering clematis
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Growing


Spring-flowering clematis
Dark Secret
Flowering timeSpring
Attractive featuresAttractive flowers
Seed heads / pods
Useful forScreening
Gardening skillBeginner
Flowering durationLong
Height after 10 years2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft
Growth rateAverage
Growth habitClimbing
Spread after 10 yearsLess than 1m / 3ft
Light requirementPrefers full sun
Some shade
PruningNo need to prune
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Climate


Spring-flowering clematis
Dark Secret
Cold hardiness (USDA)(8) 10F / -12C
Cold hardiness (RHS)H4 (to -10C)
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Identification


Spring-flowering clematis
Dark Secret
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Period of origin1950 - 1999
Flower colourPurple
Flowering monthApril
May
Flower formSingle flower (5-8 petals)
Leaf colourGreen
Leaf colour - youngGreen
Annual cycleDeciduous
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