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Little Mermaid Clematis

Exciting new color for clematis – warm salmon pink!

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  • Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Height/Habit: 8 - 10 feet
  • Zone: 4-8
  • Flowering Date: Late spring to early summer
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Little Mermaid Clematis

Description
An extravagant abundance of nicely rounded, 4-5" flowers open deep salmon and lighten to a delightful coral pink, often with a touch of purple in the center! Blooms first in late spring/early summer and again in late summer on new wood, especially if trimmed after the first bloom. Likes humusy, well-drained soil with a heavy mulch. Prune the 7-9' vine to 10-12" in late winter. Zones 4-8. Ships in 3" Pot. Clematis 'Little Mermaid'. Full Sun to Partial Shade. Deer tend to avoid.
Product Details
  • Season Spring
  • Unit of Measure1
  • Botanical NameClematis viticella 'Little Mermaid'
  • Sun ExposureFull Sun, Partial Shade
  • State RestrictionsAE AK GU HI PR
  • Spread24 - 36 inches
  • Spacing24 - 36 inches
  • Hardiness Zone4-8
  • Flowering DateLate spring to early summer
  • Planting InstructionsPlant 3" deeper than it was in the original pot. Bury the first set of leaves to encourage production for strong shoots. It also discourage clematic wilt.
  • Winter CareMulch to protect roots.
  • Flower Color:pink
  • Flower FormPerfect, borne solitary or in 3 flowered cymes, sepals are showy portion.
  • Foliage TypeOpposite, pinnate, leaflets ovate slightly pubescent beneath.
  • Soil RequirementWell drained, and should be mulched. Best if planted in rich soil.
  • PruningPrune in late winter or early spring. Dead and weak shoots should be removed and remaining shoots cut back 6-9" above well-developed buds.
  • Additional InformationBlooms in early summer on the previous year's growth. Followed by blooms on the new growth which will likely be smaller than the first time.
  • Shipped3" POT
  • Height/Habit8 - 10 feet
  • Growth RateMedium
Shipping Information

When will my order ship?

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:

2018 Spring Shipping Schedule
Zone Perennials & Potted Plants
1A-4B 5/7/18 - 6/8/18
5A 4/2/18 - 6/8/18
5B 3/19/18 - 6/8/18
6A 3/12/18 - 6/8/18
6B 3/5/18 - 6/8/18
7A & 7B 2/26/18 - 6/8/18
8A & 8B 2/19/18 - 5/18/18
9A - 10B 2/12/18 - 5/18/18
Last Order Date Zones 1-7: June 4th, 2018
Zones 8-10: May 14th, 2018

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