Clematis 'Ville de Lyon'
Ville de Lyon Clematis
- Main interest:
- showy large pink-carmine flowers
- full sun to partial shade
- Soil humidity:
- moist soil
- Growth type:
- Flower colour:
- Flowering period:
- July to September
- USDA Hardiness:
- zone 4a: -34.5 °C (-30 °F) View Zone Map
- Mature height & width (max.):
- height: 10 ft (3 m) width: 10 ft (3 m)
- walls, containers, planters, borders, trellises, pergolas
Clematis 'Ville de Lyon' impressive flowers grow from 5" to 7" in diameter. The pink petals with purplish-red margins contrast nicely with the bright yellow-cream anthers. This heavy bloomer trhives best in moist, well-drained soil and in full sun to partial shade. Ville de Lyon is a late large flowered clematis, blooming from late July to September. Flowers only blooms on new growths. To produce flowers, It should be cut back to 1 ft. of the ground in late fall or ealry spring. Pruning Group: 3.
Group 1 – Flowers only on old wood (previous year). Prune after spring flowering.
Group 2 – Flowers on both old and new wood. Little pruning should be done for woody-stemmed members of this Group. If cut to the ground or pruned in fall or spring, flowering will be reduced or delayed, but not prevented.
Also known as: Late Large-flowered Clematis