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Clematis ‘Kermesina’

Clematis

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Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

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Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Clematis 'Kermesina'
  • Common name: Clematis
  • Family: Ranunculaceae
  • Plant Type: Climber, Perennial, Deciduous
Flower colour:

Red

Foliage colour:

Green

Raised in France in 1883, Clematis ‘Kermesina’ bears rich red flowers from midsummer to early autumn. Some of the flowers early in the season may have green tips. It’s a great choice for growing up an obelisk in a sunny border, or training up a trellis or through shrubs and trees. A viticella clematis, it shows good resistance to clematis wilt.

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For best results grow Clematis ‘Kermesina’ in moist but well-drained soil in full sun to partial shade. As with all the late-flowering clematis, ‘Kermesina’ falls into Pruning Group Three: simply cut stems back to the lowest pair of buds in February or March. Mulch annually with well-rotted manure or compost.

How to grow Clematis 'Kermesina'

  • Plant size

    3m height

    90cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Middle, back

  • Sun exposure: Dappled shade, full sun
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Chalky / alkaline / clay / heavy / moist / well drained / light / sandy

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do Plant in June

Do not Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

Do not Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do not Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does not flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Prune
Prune

Do not Prune in January

Do not Prune in February

Do Prune in March

Do not Prune in April

Do not Prune in May

Do not Prune in June

Do not Prune in July

Do not Prune in August

Do not Prune in September

Do not Prune in October

Do not Prune in November

Do not Prune in December

Clematis 'Kermesina' and wildlife

Clematis 'Kermesina' has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Clematis 'Kermesina' poisonous?

Clematis 'Kermesina' can be toxic.

Toxic to:

Toxic to Cats

Toxic to Dogs

Toxic to Horses

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

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