‘Ville De Lyon’ Clematis

Clematis ‘Ville De Lyon’
Plant size: #1
10-50 feet high x 3 feet wide
Zone 2
Sun to Part Shade

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An excellent vine for long lasting and spectacular blooms! Starting in mid-summer thru early autumn, large 4-6” bright carmine red flowers contrast nicely with the creamy yellow stamens. Like all clematis, this one ‘prefers having their heads in the sun and their feet in the shade’, which is to say keep the roots cool and shaded by adding a layer of mulch around the root ball. In early spring cut back last year’s growth to about a foot from the ground as it blooms on new wood.

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Throughout this site, the following are used as guidelines for watering established plants:

water_drops_icon  These truly xeric plants can live with our 12 inches of natural annual precipitation and only need a winter watering during a multi-year drought, but they will thrive with a monthly watering. Overwatering will kill some of these.
water_drops_iconwater_drops_icon  These plants are adapted to intermittent deep watering with soil drying to a depth of a few inches between waterings. Watering frequency may be every couple of weeks during the active growing season and maybe only one winter watering for optimal care.
water_drops_iconwater_drops_iconwater_drops_icon  These plants need regular watering somewhat like a bluegrass lawn so that they never dry to depth in the root system during the active growing season, and need occasional winter watering to prevent root dessication and resultant plant death.

About sizes of our plants:

Sizes indicated with a # are roughly the equivalent in gallonage; so a #2 is about a 2 gallon pot size; b&b stands for balled and burlapped.