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Prince Charles Clematis

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

Elegant, deeply ribbed flowers adorn Prince Charles Clematis all summer. The flowers, which are a mauve-blue color, are 4 inches in diameter and have a contrasting creamy yellow center. All this flower power comes on pretty vining stems that stretch to 6 to 8 feet high. The plant grows to about 2 feet wide and loves to wind and climb. Use this pretty summerlong bloomer to adorn a trellis, fence, or patio post.

Prince Charles also grows well in containers, so gardeners can place them where they’ll enjoy the flowers and pollinators most. The big blooms are friendly to bees, hummingbirds, and butterflies, which just adds to their appeal. The clematis is hardy to the cold of zone 4 and can take heat up to zone 9. Add vertical beauty and elegance to an entryway, deck, patio, or ho-hum fence with Prince Charles Clematis.

Prince Charles Clematis Care

Plant your clematis in a container or landscape spot with rich soil that drains well. Give the plant consistent watering so that the soil remains moist. If possible, plant the climber so the stems receive at least 4 hours of sunlight a day, but so the base of the plant gets some cooling shade. You also can add annual plants or stones near the plant’s base to shade the soil.

Clematis is a heavy feeder, and can benefit from regular fertilizing. Give the plant a low-nitrogen fertilizer each spring and a balanced fertilizer every 4 to 6 weeks during summer for best blooming. This clematis is in pruning group 3, which means the plant blooms on new growth each year. So prune the stems in late winter or early spring, cutting all old stems down to just above a pair of emerging buds.

Prince Charles Clematis Spacing

Be sure to plant your clematis near a structure it can climb, or add a small trellis or obelisk to its container. If planting several in a row, space them about 2 feet apart from center to center.

Prince Charles 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 Feet
Plant Spacing: 2 Feet
Growth Habit: Climbing
Flower Color(s): Purple
Flower Shade: Purple Shades
Seasonal Interest: Late Summer to Fall
Foliage Type: Deciduous
Foliage Color(s): Green
Attracts: Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Resists: Deer, Rabbits
Features: Attracts Pollinators
Uses: Trellis, Wall, Combination Containers, Focal Point, Screening
Botanical/Scientific Name: Clematis ‘Prince Charles’

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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.

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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

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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.