Clematis Candy Stripe

Clematis Candy Stripe

Clematis 'Candy Stripe' is an attractive, compact growing variety with large pinkish-lilac flowers with a deep rose-pink stripe and over-lapping petals during May, June and then again in September. This striking non-evergreen climber can be planted in the garden, trained against a trellis, pergola, fence, wall or in a container supported by bamboo canes or an obelisk on your patio.

It is said that Clematis 'Candy Stripe' was raised by Frank Watkinson, England.


Candy Stripe characteristics

Growing

  • Gardening skill: Suitable for beginners
  • Flowering duration: Long
  • Height after 10 years: 1.5m-2.5m / 5ft-8ft
  • Growth habit: Climbing
  • Spread after 10 years: Less than 1m / 3ft

Climate

  • Cold hardiness (RHS): H6 (to -20C)
  • Cold hardiness (USDA): (6) -10F / -23C

Identification

  • Flower colour: Pink
  • Flowering month: May June September
  • Flower form: Single flower (5-8 petals)
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Leaf colour - young: Green
  • Leaf colour - autumn: Yellow
  • Annual cycle: Deciduous