Clematis Niobe

Clematis ‘Niobe’

Clematis

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
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Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does flower in April

Plant does flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

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

Purple

Foliage colour:

Green

Bred in Poland and introduced to this country in 1975, Clematis ‘Niobe’ is a popular clematis. It produces its deep claret-red flowers over a long period, from early spring to autumn. It’s perfect for training up a trellis or obelisk in a mixed sunny border.

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Grow Clematis ‘Niobe’ in moist but well-drained soil. To enjoy the deepest colouration of these, plant in a shady spot. Falling into Pruning Group Two, remove any dead or weak stems in late winter or early spring and cut remaining stems back to the highest pair of strong-growing buds. As new growth appears in mid-spring, train this to fill any gaps.

How to grow Clematis 'Niobe'

  • Plant size

    2.3m height

    100cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Sun exposure: Dappled shade, full shade
  • 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 flower in April

Plant does flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does 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 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 'Niobe' and wildlife

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

Is Clematis 'Niobe' poisonous?

Clematis 'Niobe' 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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