The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).
Celebrate spring with Sparky Pink clematis! This beautiful, early-blooming clematis embraces the season with cool spiky flowers, with each bloom like a whirring pinwheel around a prominent yellow center. Like the other Proven Winners clematis, it was selected for being durable and easy to grow - in fact, this spring bloomer doesn't even need pruning. How easy is that? Just plant it on a trellis, railing, or other structure and enjoy the show.
Available at better garden centers in spring 2021.
Top reasons to grow Sparky Pink clematis:
- Dusty rose-colored flowers have a unique, appealing shape
- Spring bloom time provides weeks, even months, of color
- Easy to grow - no pruning needed!
- Disease resistantVine:Vine
CharacteristicsPlant Type:ShrubShrub Type:DeciduousHeight Category:MediumGarden Height:72 - 96 InchesSpacing:72 InchesSpread:72 - 96 InchesFlower Colors:PinkFlower Shade:Dusty roseFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Shade:GreenHabit:ClimbingContainer Role:Filler
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:SunMaintenance Category:EasyBlooms On:Old WoodBloom Time:Early SummerBloom Time:Mid SpringBloom Time:Late SpringHardiness Zones:5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8bWater Category:AverageNeeds Good DrainageSoil Fertility Requirement:Average SoilUses:Border PlantUses:LandscapeUses:Specimen or Focal PointUses Notes:
Sparky clematis need support from planting time onward, so if you are not planting near a deck, railing, fence, or other structure, provide a trellis or bamboo stake at planting time.Maintenance Notes:
Sparky clematis are atrogene types, which flower on old wood. This means little to no pruning is required, and if you do want to/need to prune, a light clean up after the spring bloom is all that is necessary.
Like other clematis, the old adage "feet in the shade, head in the sun" applies for siting. Plant Sparky clematis in a spot where their roots will be cool and shaded by mulch and/or neighboring shrubs or perennials but their vines can bask in abundant sunshine.Sparky™ Pink Clematis 'Zocoro' USPP 24,642