CLEMATIS x ‘Sweet Summer Love’



purple ESU-LSU 8-12’H x 4-6’W (Prune code 2) A Proven Winners® selection. Rich, grape purple flowers with tones of red and magenta. Flowers appear to be multi-colored.


All plants listed are hardy to USDA zone 5 (at least) unless specified otherwise.

  1. No regular pruning needed. When space is limited, immediately after flowering cut out all shoots that have flowered.
  2. Cut out dead growth and weak shoots to a strong pair of buds in early spring (Late April.) Separate and train remaining growths.
  1. Cut all shoots back hard in early spring to a strong pair of buds, removing the previous season’s growth. This will normally be 9” to 18” from the ground, less for herbaceous varieties.

zones 4-8

1 GAL 79143

photo courtesy of Donahue’s