- Botanical name: Clematis 'Negritjanka'
- Plant type: Climber
- Features: Flowers
A cross between Clematis 'Gypsy Queen' and Clematis viticella, Clematis 'Negritjanka' is a robust, fast-growing clematis with large, open flowers. It's one of the darkest flowered clematis available, its dark plum-purple blooms bearing contrasting yellow-white anthers.
Grow Clematis 'Negritjanka' in a container where you can train it up an obelisk, or allow it to scramble though a shrub or small tree in the herbaceous border. It looks particularly good when grown through white-flowered shrub and climbing roses.
Being a summer-flowering clematis, Clematis 'Negritjanka' is in Pruning Group 3. Simply cut stems back to the lowest pair of buds in February or March.
- Sun exposure: Full sun, Dappled shade
- Hardiness: Hardy
- Soil type: Well drained/light/sandy, Clay/heavy/moist, Chalky/alkaline
Effects:No toxic effects reported for this plant.