SPARKY® Blue

Clematis

Clematis

'Zospi'

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  • Early blooming
  • Unique flowers
  • Long bloom time
Description

Finally - a super-floriferous, easy-care clematis that growers can ship in bloom for spring sales! We selected the Sparky® series of clematis for this reason, and for their unique flower forms, delicate foliage, and appealing cottage-garden colors. Plants should be grown with some support but are easy to ship and sell in bloom. The primary bloom time for these Atragene-type clematis is mid-late spring, with reblooming coming throughout the summer. 

USDA Zone
5 - 8 (-20°F/-28.9°C)
Exposure
Full sun, Part sun
Height
6 - 8'
Width
2'
Finish Time
1 season
Type
Deciduous
Bloom Time
Spring, summer rebloom
Flower Color
Blue
Foliage Color
Green
Liner Sizes
2 1/4", 4", Quick Turn

Soil

Atragene group clematis like the Sparky series are less finicky about soil than other types, but still require excellent drainage and cool, shaded roots.

Pruning

If required, prune after main spring flowering.

Uses

Trellises; railings; mail boxes; mixed borders; perennial beds; vertical gardens; containers.

Growing Tips

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 th