Clematis Jackmanii Rubra

Jackmanii Rubra clematis

A fine variety of Clematis 'Jackmanii Rubra' with its large, dusky-red flowers, which are sometimes semi-double during July and August, later flowers tend to open single. This non-evergreen climber can be grown against a trellis, garden fence, wall, arches, pillars, pergolas, clambering over tree stumps and through large shrubs or planted in a container trained up bamboo canes or an obelisk.

Clematis 'Jackmanii Rubra' was attributed to Houry of France, Charles Noble of Sunningdale, England and George Jackman and Son, England.


Jackmanii Rubra characteristics

Growing

  • Gardening skill: Suitable for beginners
  • Flowering duration: Long
  • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
  • Growth habit: Climbing
  • Spread after 10 years: 3m-4m / 10ft-13ft

Climate

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

Identification

  • Country of origin: France
  • Flower colour: Red
  • Flowering month: July August
  • Flower form: Single flower (5-8 petals)
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Leaf colour - young: Green
  • Leaf colour - autumn: Yellow
  • Annual cycle: Deciduous