Pink Mink® Clematis

Clematis ‘Krakowiak’

Growing Zones 4-9
  • Height: 9-10′
  • Width:  6-7′
  • Spacing:  6-7′
  • Design Role: Thriller

  • Location : Full Sun
  • Water: Average
  • Fertilizer:  Average
  • Growth Habit: Vertical Climbing

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Description

A seemingly non-stop display of flowers from early summer to early fall makes Pink Mink®Clematis a standout. This is an award winning Clematis that produces loads of dark fuchsia pink flowers edged in a lighter pink. Developed for its outstanding flower power by famed Clematis breeder Szczepan Marczynski, Pink Mink®Clematis is as vigorous and easy to grow as it is free flowering. Let it spill over a fence or trellis to add a colorful vertical accent to your garden or landscape.  Masses of 3-4” candy pink blooms with vivid magenta stripes down the center and softly ruffled edges cover vigorous vines throughout the season for a striking display of vertical color. This repeat bloomer produces a full flush of flowers in early summer lasting for weeks, followed by repeat blooms until early fall. Use on a trellis, in borders, climbing over shrubs, and the flowers are great for cutting.

Blooms on new wood, prune in late winter.  Prune hard to 18″ in late winter, and fertilize. This variety blooms on new wood, and so should be pruned in late winter. Leave at least two pairs of buds on each stem.  Pruning group 3.