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Niobe Clematis

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  • Partial Shade to Full Sun (At Least 3 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
  • Height 6 - 8 Feet
  • Width 2 - 3 Feet
  • Growing Zones 4-9

This large flowered beauty has 6-inch flowers that start as a velvety ruby red-black and mature to a deep wine as they age. This award-winning variety can be grown in a container, on a trellis or against a wall. Niobe is a hardy perennial in zones 4-9 that first blooms in late spring and reblooms in early autumn.

Niobe is great for attracting pollinators to your garden. Bees, butterflies and hummingbirds love the large wine flowers. Deer and rabbit pests usually don’t bother this deciduous vine. A great vertical addition to your cut flower garden, both the foliage and flowers can be added to arrangements.

Niobe Clematis Care

When planting clematis, use a good quality compost or humus material to get your plant off to the best start. Niobe Clematis is best suited for full sun to part shade (4-6+ hours daily). This clematis prefers moderately moist soil, allowing it to dry slightly in between waterings.

Clematis varieties have different pruning needs. Niobe is in pruning group 2. Which means it's a reblooming clematis that blooms on last year's wood and this year's new growth. Late winter, early spring pruning (February-March) is the best time to shape, remove dead wood or weak stems.

Niobe Clematis Spacing

Niobe reaches a height of 6-8 feet tall and has a spread of 1-2 feet. For best results space plants at least 1 ½ to 2 feet apart when planting in beds.

Niobe Clematis Information

USDA Hardiness Zones: 4-9
Plant Type: Vine
Sunlight Exposure: Partial Shade to Full Sun
Mature Height: 6 - 8 Feet
Mature Width: 2 - 3 Feet
Plant Spacing: 2 Feet
Growth Habit: Climbing
Flower Color(s): Red
Seasonal Interest: Late Spring To Fall
Foliage Type: Deciduous
Foliage Color(s): Green
Attracts: Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Resists: Deer, Rabbits
Features: Attracts Pollinators, Continuous Blooming or Reblooming
Uses: Trellis, Wall, Combination Containers, Focal Point, Screening
Botanical/Scientific Name: Clematis ‘Niobe’

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Plant Addict Guarantee (Included On All Plant Orders)

Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.

For information on how to care for you new plant please check out our guide. Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)

Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)

We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.

The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.

For more information, please go to our Shipping & Returns page at the bottom of the website.

Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)

Planter Shipping

Standard Colors: 2-3 business days

Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice

Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations

Plant Shipping

Time of Order:

Summer Shipping

  • If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.  
    • We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location

Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.

It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.

2 Reviews - Niobe Clematis Show Reviews

  • 4
    Too early to know much.

    Posted by John Hollenbeck on Jun 13th 2021

    Too early to know much.

  • 4
    Well packed for shipping.

    Posted by Linda Donley on May 31st 2021

    The plants arrived in good condition. They were a bit smaller than expected but healthy. Sure to grow. Would order again from this store.