Large, 5" flowers range from deep ruby-red to brilliant fuchsia to lavender to orchid pink and create quite a color show in late spring and late summer. Ideal for covering arbors, fences and tall shrubs. Can also be used as a ground cover. Clematis 'Kilian Donahue'
Winter CareApply a winter mulch, after the ground freezes, in areas where plants may heave from the ground due to alternate freezing and thawing temperatures. Remove most of the mulch in early spring, but keep 2-3" to keep the ground moist and shaded.
Flower Color:purple, pink
Flower FormLarge 5" blooms with long white stamens
Foliage TypeMedium green, simple palmate to pinnate leaves arranged alternately and opposite on the stems.
Unique CharactersticsMonrovia: One of the most dramatic Clematis ever, with flowers ranging at any given time from shades of deep ruby-red, brilliant fuchsia, to lavender with orchid-pink highlights. Outstanding rebloomer with full branching habit. Makes a fine groundcover or climber for arbors, fences or tall shrubs. Deciduous.