A true garden standout for landscape combos or solo in containers. Abundant double purple flowers with lime tips in summer. Cold hardy to zone 6,Taigais a moderate grower with a climbing habit.
Introduced at the 2017 Chelsea Flower Show in England, Taiga shocked the gardening world with blooms unlike any seen before on a Clematis vine. These bicolor flowers have unusual sepals that curve upward for a star-shaped bloom that looks almost like a passion flower. Unique from the moment it opens, the flower form continues to change and impress as it matures. Clematis 'Taiga' PBR
But our experts have been trialling Taiga for several years now in zone 6 with great success, and we are pleased to report that Taiga is reliably hardy to less than –10°F. It's an excellent rebloomer, so if the plant looks tired, trim it and watch it rebound quickly.
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.