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Clematis Diamond Ball

Add a sparkling jewel to your garden with Diamond Ball Clematis. Layers of velvety white petals with a hint of blue make up large 4-5″ luscious blossoms. A rebloomer, Diamond Ball’s flowers appear on both old and new wood, rewarding you with flowers all summer. Wonderful in containers, and on trellises and arbors.

A member of pruning group 2. In early spring prune off dead or spindly wood, careful not to prune off old good wood or early flowers will be lost. Prune again right after first flush of blooms to encourage second bloom. Prune back some stems one-third to one-half by cutting to large buds or a strong side shoot immediately below the spent blooms.

Additional Information

Botanical Name

Clematis Diamond Ball

Common Name

Clematis

Bloom Color

Blue, White

Bloom Time

Summer

Foliage Color

Green

Light Requirements

Part Shade, Sun

Height

72″

Width

24″

Uses

Arbor, Cut Flower, Trellis

Soil

Average, Moist, Rich

Water Needs

Average, Consistent

Zone

4-9

Plant Type

Vine

Clematis Growing Tips

Most clematis prefer full sun or light shade, although there are many that prefer more shade. Clematis need cool roots that are shaded. Plant a small shrub or large perennial directly in front of it to shade roots. A thick layer of mulch will also help to keep the soil moist. This vine prefers to be grown in moist, well-drained soil. Plant Clematis 3″ deeper than it was in the original pot. Bury the first set of entire leaves to encourage the production of strong shoots from below soil level and to discourage clematis wilt.