Clematis koreana Simplicity

Clematis Simplicity

Small, pale cream nodding flowers with the tiniest hint of purple speckles on the outside of the petals are produced on Clematis koreana 'Simplicity' during the spring.

Clematis koreana 'Simplicity' was raised by Vince and Sylvia Denny of England in 1999. It was originally known as 'Denny's koreana Number 2'.

How to grow

This non-evergreen climber can be grown against a trellis, garden fence, wall, arches, pillars, pergolas, clambering over tree stumps or through large shrubs in the flower border.


Simplicity 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): H4 (to -10C)
  • Cold hardiness (USDA): (8) 10F / -12C

Identification

  • Country of origin: United Kingdom
  • Flower colour: White
  • Flowering month: April
  • Flower form: Single flower (5-8 petals)
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Leaf colour - young: Green
  • Leaf colour - autumn: Yellow
  • Annual cycle: Deciduous