Happy Jack® Purple

Clematis

Clematis

'Zojapur'

USPP 20,343

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  • Disease resistant
  • Long blooming
  • Easy care
Description

Improved 'Jackmanii' with extra-large blooms. Happy Jack® Purple clematis blooms longer and earlier than the classic 'Jackmanii' with intense purple flower color and large (3-5") flowers. Very easy to grow, it blooms on both new wood and old wood.

Awards
DGA Green Thumb Award, Plantarium Bronze Medal
USDA Zone
5 - 9 (-20°F/-28.9°C)
Exposure
Full sun, Part sun
Height
6 - 8'
Width
4 - 5'
Finish Time
1 season
Type
Deciduous
Bloom Time
Summer
Flower Color
Purple
Foliage Color
Green
Liner Sizes
2 1/4", 4", Quick Turn

Soil

The right soil is key to success with clematis. It must be cool, and well-drained but moist.

Pruning

Prune back to 2' in spring.

Uses

Trellises; mixed borders; perennial beds; vertical gardens; containers.

Growing Tips

"Feet in the shade, head in the sun" - that's the old adage for success with clematis. This vine will thrive if mulch, a rock, or neighboring plants are positioned to keep the roots and base of the plant in cool, shaded conditions, while the leafy vines themselves bask in the sun. Provide a sturdy structure for vines to climb on at planting time.