The Blue Light® Clematis, otherwise known as the Clematis ‘Vanso’ Plant Patent #15,953 or Clematis ‘Juuli’, Integrifolia Group Clematis ‘Juuli’, Clematis x diversifolia ‘Juuli’, Small-Flowered Clematis, is a rather well known climber plant by gardening enthusiasts around the world.
Best known for its low maintenance and fast growth, this climber will likely liven up your house (or garden) with its green colored leaves. But, only if you learn how to take proper care of it for it to thrive.
Fortunately, this is exactly what we’ll cover in this Blue Light® Clematis Care Guide. So let’s dive in.
The fundamental caring guidelines for every Blue Light® Clematis can be summed up into the following:
- Water: The Blue Light® Clematis prefers constant watering each week and more during the hot season.
- Light: Keep your Clematis ‘Vanso’ Plant Patent #15,953 in an environment where it can receive partial to full sun on a daily basis.
- Soil: Make sure to keep the Blue Light® Clematis in soil with moist but well-draining properties, so ideally, one that is made of clay, loam, chalk, and sand.
And as with many other plants, these are the only three care factors you need to remember to make sure your Blue Light® Clematis is, for the most part, healthy and well to survive.
Scientific / Botanical Aspects
In botanical terms, the Blue Light® Clematis belongs to the Ranunculaceae family, the genus Clematis and the species Integrifolia, hence its scientific (or botanical) name Clematis ‘Vanso’ Plant Patent #15,953 (KLEM-a-tis).
As with other Clematis’s, the Blue Light® Clematis is a deciduous plant, which means it will shed its leaves annually once autumn comes.
The Blue Light® Clematis is a plant native to the Central Europe to Russia and China.
As a rule of thumb, we recommend to always keep in mind your plants’ native region and environment, since these are the conditions that your Blue Light® Clematis is most accustomed to, thus where it can most favorably.
With this in mind, the Clematis ‘Vanso’ Plant Patent #15,953 will be most used to the heat zones in the 1 – 7 region, as the plant hardiness level falls between 3a, 3b, 4b, 4a, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7b, 7a and the ideal climate zone is between 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, A1, A2, A3.
Growth and Size
In terms of size and growth, the Blue Light® Clematis is a relatively fast grower, which makes things tricky for any plant enthusiast.
But what exactly does this mean for your Blue Light® Clematis? How large a pot should you consider, how tall, how wide can it get? Let’s jump in…
The Clematis ‘Vanso’ Plant Patent #15,953 can grow up to 4′ – 5′ (120cm – 150cm) in 4′ – 5′ (120cm – 150cm).
In terms of watering, the Blue Light® Clematis is a fairly simple plant to take care of.
This is mostly because it has a straightforward watering schedule and somewhat regular watering needs.
Specifically, most experts agree that the Clematis ‘Vanso’ Plant Patent #15,953 prefers constant watering each week and more during the hot season.
Which is why it is considered a plant with relatively average needs in terms of water.
As a rule of thumb, you should remember to keep your Blue Light® Clematis in soil with moist but well-draining characteristics, as these will guarantee the right conditions for your plant to grow and thrive.
When you consider this, this is why you should aim to choose soil that has good drainage, and moist properties to keep the right moisture levels at all times.
In our experience, the famous ‘thumb’ or ‘finger’ test is what works best for the Blue Light® Clematis since with it, you will be able to give it the right amount of water, every time – regardless of the environment or placement where you do decide to keep it.
As mentioned earlier, the Blue Light® Clematis prefers to have soil with good drainage, and moist properties at all times, reason why you need to make the soil mix out of clay, loam, chalk, and sand.
This is why most experts agree that the Blue Light® Clematis requires soil with high organic matter, and loam (silt), which will give you the right conditions it needs.
In addition to this, expert gardeners recommend having preferably alkaline, acid or neutral soil.
Light and Exposure
In terms of light & exposure, the Blue Light® Clematis requires partial to full sun in order for it to thrive under the right conditions.
Most experts agree that this climber will do well as long as you keep it in partial to full sun, and it will be able to grow properly.
Specifically, we recommend that you place your Clematis ‘Vanso’ Plant Patent #15,953 in little to partial shade (only 2-6 hours of direct sunlight a day), to full and direct sun (more 6 hours of direct sunlight per day).
Being a deciduous plant, the Blue Light® Clematis will shed its leaves annually once autumn comes.
But, you can expect it to have its ‘prime-time’ during the summer (mid, late).
You can expect your Blue Light® Clematis to flower around the spring and in the summer months from April to June (spring), and from July to September (summer).
In particular, this climber is well known for its repeat flowering, flowers for cutting and showy flowers around the plant enthusiast community.
The Blue Light® Clematis produces some beautiful blue, or purple/lavender, bluepink, and white flowers around this time of year.
The leaves from the Blue Light® Clematis have a beautiful green color during most of the year.
In particular, they have a simple arrangement with a opposite organization in its leaves.
You can expect the leaves from your Clematis ‘Vanso’ Plant Patent #15,953 to be around (3-6 inches) in size.
Attracts, Tolerance and Resistance
The Blue Light® Clematis is well known for being able to attract hummingbirds and butterflies, so keep that in mind when choosing your plant, as you’ll likely end up finding one or another in your garden.
Additionally, it has a special tolerance for animals like deer, so don’t worry if any of these come along, your Clematis ‘Vanso’ Plant Patent #15,953 will be fine.
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Most Clematis ‘Vanso’ Plant Patent #15,953 owners agree that this climber will look great in most mediterranean, asian/zen cottage, and rustic gardens of all types.
Other owners consider that they complement well most gardens of informal and cottage, city and courtyard, and in traditional garden styles.
In particular, the Blue Light® Clematis’s best location within your garden is in trellises, arbors, pergolas, and in walls and fences, others use it for landscaping in a urban garden, specimen, ground cover, espalier, cutting garden, container, border, or a woodland garden.
Blue Light® Clematis’s do well with some other plants beside it. One good companion plant is the Acer, which will pair up nicely with your leafy friend.
Others consider that a nice Chrysanthemum will work well too, so choose whichever you find works best for you!
So that’s it! These are the main plant care requirements that you need to keep in mind in order to have a healthy Blue Light® Clematis in your garden or home.