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Rain Dance Clematis

$16.95

Clematis ‘Rain Dance’ PPAF. Reblooming. 42” tall, 30” spread, full sun to part shade, late spring to mid-summer bloom. Incredibly large (2½-3″), outward facing indigo blue flowers with darker midribs and lighter margins. Although this is a non-vining Clematis, the plant will benefit from support, either from staking, a garden obelisk, or from neighboring plants. Attracts butterflies and is bee friendly. Deer and rabbit resistant. Zones 3-7. Bareroot.

282 in stock

Hardiness
3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7
Color
Bloom Time
Late Spring
Growth
Medium
Usage
U
Exposure
Full Sun
Resistance
Deer | Rabbit
Height
Spread

Fragrant
No
Watering
Average
Container
Yes
Planting
Spring to Fall
Attracts
Bee Friendly | Butterflies
Reblooming
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Clematis can be grown in full sun or light shade, but its base and roots must be completely shaded. You may need to plant something directly in front of its rootball to keep it cool and shaded. A thick layer of mulch will also help to keep the soil moist. Bush Clematis prefers to be grown in average, well-drained, slightly alkaline soil. Adding lime to the soil will help to provide these conditions if your soil is naturally acidic.

When planting clematis, it is important to plant it 3″ deeper than it was in the original pot. Bury the first set of entire leaves to encourage the production of strong shoots from below soil level and to discourage clematis wilt.