How Long Do Clematis Flowers Bloom?
Clematis are versatile, evergreen or deciduous vines with a huge range of flower sizes and colors, providing multi-season displays of blooms.
If you wanted to, you could have clematis blooming in your yard from the last frost in spring all the way up to the first frost in fall – and maybe even year-round if you live in the right Zone.
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Some clematis varieties will bloom for an extremely long time, while others are just a beautiful flash in the pan.
In this guide, we’re going to talk about some of the species and cultivars that bloom for a long time, how to encourage your plants to bloom for a longer period, and more.
Here’s what you can expect, coming up:
Clematis are fascinating plants. Let’s talk about their flowering habits.How Long Do Clematis Bloom?
The short answer is that it depends entirely on the species, cultivar, or hybrid you’re growing.
Some bloom for just a brief period, and some can flower for up to six months. Others bloom in spring with a second flush in late summer or early fall.
Young plants will usually start blooming a little bit later than mature plants, and they might end a bit earlier, too.
Once plants are three years old or more, they’ll usually start blooming for longer periods – and more prolifically.
If you’re new to growing these plants, it might help to take a look at our guide to growing clematis to help familiarize yourself with their cultivation requirements.
Since there’s no simple answer to how long the flowers bloom, let’s first look at the categories of bloom periods in clematis.About Bloom Periods
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