Clematis "Warszawska Nike", Purple - Climbing plantsClematis 'Warszawska Nike'
They look just like real velvet! We are talking about the large flowers of the clematis "Warszawska Nike" in a nursery pot. This unique clematis boasts large, velvety, purple flowers. It is a true climbing plant. It can always use a helping hand to get further. Plant the clematis near a wall or divider, or have it grow along a pergola. In order for the plant to grow upwards, it needs to be secured. It is easily done using a rope, wire, or anything similar. The clematis will thrive in a spacious pot on the patio, roof terrace or balcony. For full growth, we recommend using three plants per metre. This large-flowered clematis looks great with climbing roses. The "Warszawska Nike" begins blooming in the spring. The clematis is a deciduous plant. Cold temperatures are no problem for this winter-hardy climber. Pruning is not necessary. However, dead and damaged twigs should be removed. The clematis grows in humus-rich, moisture-retaining soil. Water it regularly to keep the soil moist. It's best to give them extra water during dry periods. And they need sufficient light in order to grow well. The clematis grows best in full or half sun.Show more
Planting and flowering details
Show morePrior to planting make sure that the Clematis 'Warszawska Nike' root ball is soaked well by placing in a bucket full of lukewarm water. Prepare a suitable hole in moist, well-drained soil. Place the root ball of the clematis at the right depth in the hole - the top of the root ball should be just slightly below ground level. Fill the hole with soil, press firmly down and water immediately after planting. Clematis grows well when you mix nutritious compost into the garden soil. This vine will be happy anywhere, in complete sunshine or planted in semi shade!
Clematis 'Warszawska Nike' complements other plantsLarge-flowered clematis look wonderful next to rambling roses - for instance plant next to the 'Elfe' for a really chic floral mix. Try Clematis 'Warszawska Nike' with other clematis too, for instance 'Apple Blossom' for a jolly contrast. This compact clematis will also thrive in a large planter supported by a climbing frame.
Show moreThe clematis really dislikes dry soil, so water more often during dry periods. They like to keep their ‘feet' cool whilst the foliage is in the sun – this can be achieved by planting low-growing plants around the base or covering with a mulch of garden compost. This climbing plant grows well along a fence or pergola. Help it to climb and fill in gaps by tying the new shoots to a support as they grow.
Pruning Clematis 'Warszawska NikeClematis 'Warszawska Nike' is both an early and late bloomer and belongs to pruning group 2: Pruning is not normally necessary - only cut away dead and damaged wood. Faded flowers can be cut away in autumn. Any major pruning for rejuvenation is best carried out in the autumn after flowering, but is not strictly necessary.
Show moreClematis 'Warszawska Nike' is a strong plant that produces reddish-purple flowers with a red stripe down the centre of the petals and creamy coloured stamens. The flowers appear on the current year’s wood. The first flowers will appear in spring but following a short break, more will appear in the summer.Clematis 'Warszawska Nike' is a summer flowering clematis and all clematis belong to the family of Ranunculaceae.
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Latin name Clematis 'Warszawska Nike' Delivery type Supplied as container plant Guarantee 5 years guarantee Color Purple Light preference full sun , partial sun , full shade Flowers for cutting yes Flowering period June - October Growing height 200 - 300 cm Planting distance 50 - 70 cm