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Dr. Ruppel

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Clematis "Dr. Ruppel"

Large red flowers with deep red-pink stripe. Filaments white with cream-beige anthers. Occasional early flowers may be semi-double. Introduced into the U.K. by Jim Fisk in 1975 from plant(s) sent to him from Argentina by Dr Ruppel himself.

Family: Ranunculaceae

Genus: Clematis (KLEM-uh-tiss)

Cultivar: Dr. Ruppel

Group:
Early Large-flowered

Height:
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 4a to Zone 9b

Bloom Color:
Red with Blue bar

Bloom Shape:
Single

Bloom Diameter:
Large - 5 to 8 inches (12 to 20 cm)

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Other details:

Pruning Groups:
Group 2 - Repeat bloomers; prune immediately after flowering


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