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A picture of a Clematis 'Dr Ruppel' (EL)

Clematis 'Dr Ruppel' (EL)

Clematis (Early Large-flowered Group) 'Doctor Ruppel'

01 Waldreben by Vulkano (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H6

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

4m

Max

2.5m

2.5m

Min

1.5m

2 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Clematis 'Dr Ruppel' (EL)

A close up of a pink and white Clematis 'Doctor Ruppel' flower
A close up of a pink and white Clematis 'Doctor Ruppel' flower
A photo of Clematis 'Dr Ruppel' (EL)
A photo of Clematis 'Dr Ruppel' (EL)

Clematis 'Dr Ruppel' (EL) Overview

Clematis 'Doctor Ruppel' is a stunning large open flowering Clematis cultivar in the buttercup family, Ranunculaceae. It produces stunning blooms with colourful petal-like structures called tepals. Tepals are petal-like in appearance but cannot definitively be classified as petals to attract pollinators. These are vibrant bright pink in colour, with distinct white edges. Flowering occurs from late summer through early autumn.

Common problems with Clematis 'Dr Ruppel' (EL)

Young growth may also be damaged by caterpillars.

How to propagate Clematis 'Dr Ruppel' (EL)

Layering

Cuttings

Semi-hardwood cuttings.

Special features of Clematis 'Dr Ruppel' (EL)

Attractive flowers

Attracts useful insects