Clematis Ernest Markham

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The Clematis Ernest Markham has dark red, magenta blooms that flower in July and range in height of 10-12’ and has a spread of 1-2’.

The red flowers are approximately 4-6” wide. The foliage is dark green and makes a great contrast with the flower color.

Clematis  Ernest Markham prefers full sun but will tolerate shade in the morning in a well-drained area. It is best to avoid heavy pruning on this perennial until it is fully established.

Clematis Ernest Markham needs a supporting structure to grow properly but will also grow over large shrubs.

The tops of Ernest Markham Clematis prefer full sun while their roots prefer a cool, shady area.

It is best to heavily mulch the root zone or plant a shallow rooted ground cover to provide this cool, shady area at the base of the plant.

* Deciduous
* Deer resistant
* Red, red, flowers


Clematis Ernest Markham Is Suited to Grow in Zones 4-8
Growing Zones 4-8
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Brand Nature Hills Nursery
Botanical Name Clematis 'Ernest Markham'
Foliage Dark Green
Mature Height 10 feet
Mature Spread 3 feet
Soil Type Normal to Sandy
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Growth Rate Medium