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Clematis Ville de Lyon

Crimson ombre that has stood the test of time

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  • flowering dateMid spring through summer
  • hardiness zone4-11
  • height10 - 12 feet
  • restricted statesAE AK GU HI PR
  • ship as4" POT
  • sun exposureFull Sun, Partial Shade
  • The perfect companion Clematis
  • Unusual coloration changes over time
  • A French variety cultivated in the 19th century
A French variety bred in the late 19th century, Ville de Lyon features stunning crimson–edged flowers with substantial texture and a distinct pink bar on current year's growth. The red shades fade and change with time, making the bloom interesting in all stages. Its large vine can be grown on arches, pergolas, lamp posts or fences. The perfect companion Clematis, Ville de Lyon plays well with others, especially with climbing roses such as Pearly Gates. Clematis 'Ville de Lyon'

In our EZ Pruning Guide, this variety is in the GREEN pruning category. These Clematis bloom on new vines that emerge from the ground each year or stems from near the bottom of older vines. Prune hard in the spring and as often as you like to encourage reblooming and keep the plant as tidy as you like.

Product Details

  • botanical nameClematis 'Ville de Lyon'
  • flowering dateMid spring through summer
  • flower colorRed
  • flower form4-6" large-petaled clematis blooms
  • foliage typeGreen, small ovate form
  • formVine, Large Plant, Large Flower
  • growth rateFast to moderate
  • hardiness zone4-11
  • height10 - 12 feet
  • planting instructionsGREEN group vining clematis (potted, dormant or bareroot) should be planted 2-4" deeper than the current crown. This means you will plant roots, crown and some of the stems under the soil.
  • pruningIn our EZ Pruning Guide, this variety is in the GREEN pruning category. These Clematis bloom on new vines that emerge from the ground each year or stems from near the bottom of older vines. Prune hard in the spring and as often as you like to encourage reblooming and keep the plant as tidy as you like.
  • restricted statesAE AK GU HI PR
  • shipping seasonSpring
  • ship as4" POT
  • soil requirementMoist, well-drained soil
  • spacing36 - 48 inches
  • spread36 - 48 inches
  • sun exposureFull Sun, Partial Shade
  • watering requirementAverage water needs
  • winter careMulch as needed in colder climates.

Shipping Schedule

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Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:

2024 Spring Shipping Schedule
Zone Most Dormant Bareroot & Potted Perennials, and Shrubs
3A-3B 4/29/24 - 5/31/24
4A-4B 4/29/24 - 5/31/24
5A 4/18/24 - 5/31/24
5B 3/25/24 -5/31/24
6A 3/11/24 - 5/31/24
6B 2/26/24 - 5/31/24
7A 2/22/24 - 5/31/24
7B 2/19/24 - 5/31/24
8A 2/15/24 - 5/10/24
8B 2/12/24 - 5/10/24
9A-10B 2/5/24 - 5/10/24
Last Order Date Zones 3A - 7B: 5/27/24
Zones 8A - 10B: 5/10/24

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