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Clematis 'H. F. Young'  

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H. F. Young is part of the Clematis genus and is a Clematis variety. Its scientific name is Clematis 'H. F. Young'. 'H. F. Young' is considered a hybrid cultivar. Blooms appear in these approximate colours:   Blue-violet. When mature, blooms are roughly 22.0 cm (that's 8.58 inches in imperial) in diameter.

H. F. Young is a large flowering clematis.

It grows mainly as a Perennial, so it will last at least up to several years in its native climate. H. F. Young is known for its Shrub habit and growing to a height of approximately 2.50 metres (8.12 feet). This variety tends to bloom in early spring.

H. F. Young Clematis is normally fairly low maintenance and is normally quite easy to grow, as long as a level of basic care is provided throughout the year. Being aware of the basic soil, sun and water preferences will result in a happier and healthier plant.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about H. F. Young have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow H. F. Young

  • Full Sun

  • High

Deadhead to encourage blooms; some suggest pruning immediately after bloom to encourage rebloom all over. Can suffer juvenile wilt disease.1

Only light pruning requirement in spring – pruning group B.

Plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water often. Keep in mind when planting that H. F. Young is thought of as hardy, so H. F. Young will tend to go dormant or grow slowly over the winter months. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 5 - 11 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant.

Growing H. F. Young from seed

Look to ensure a distance 1.49 feet (45.7 cm) between H. F. Young seeds when sowing to make sure your seedlings have enough space.

Transplanting H. F. Young

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as H. F. Young is a hardy plant.

Harvesting H. F. Young

Misspellings of Clematis 'H. F. Young'

HF Young, H.F.Young

Footnotes

1 “Gardening with Clematis by Linda Beutler, pg. 53”