Clematis Negritianka

Clematis Negritianka

A wonderful free flowering variety. Clematis 'Negritianka' has stunning plum-purple flowers with a darker purple stripe to each petal with yellow and maroon red centres from July to September.

Clematis 'Negritianka' was raised by M. Orlov, Central Republic Botanical Garden of the Ukrainian Academy of Sciences, Kiev, Russia. The name means 'African Girl'.

How to grow

This non-evergreen climber would be best planted against a light background for the colour to stand out most, grown along a fence, garden wall, trellis or can be planted in a container on the patio.


Negritianka characteristics

Growing

  • Gardening skill: Suitable for beginners
  • Flowering duration: Long
  • Height after 10 years: 2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft
  • 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

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