Clematis Rouge Cardinal


Clematis Rouge Cardinal. A late, large-flowered fast growing deciduous climber with light green leaves, single velvet crimson flowers, with reddish brown anthers. Flowers again in late summer. Max Height 2m to 3m. Max Spread 1m. Flowers June to September.



Plant in fertile well drained soil. Full sun, Hardy. Cut back in spring to just above ground level.


General Climber Planting and care

  • Water the Climber thoroughly and allow to drain fully
  • If the Climber is being planted in a lawn remove a circle of turf
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base Adding a bucketful of planting compost
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in well
  • Water the Climber and area thoroughly, then again at least once a week during the first growing season
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring