BRED BY J. VAN ZOEST B.V. / INTRODUCED BY CONCEPT PLANTS
‘New Love’
COURTESY OF CONCEPT PLANTS
How long has it been on the market?

‘New Love’ was introduced in the U.S. in 2015.

Sun/shade requirements

Full sun to partial sun

USDA Zones

Winter hardy to 5a

Grows to height/width

Height: 30 inches
Width: 20 inches

Habit

Upright, shrub-like growth. No trellis required. Purple/blue star-shaped fragrant flowers appear in late summer and early fall.

Consumer care requirements
  • Grows best in moist, but well-drained soil in full sun.
  • Blooms on new wood. Gardeners should plan to prune to 4 inches tall in late winter (March).
  • Does not require a trellis.
Retail merchandising/display suggestions:

‘New Love’ clematis performs much more like a container garden thriller or a stand out perennial for the landscape or mixed border. Merchandise with container garden suggestions and alongside compatible perennials for best sell-through.

Key features
  • Scented flowers
  • Large, blue flowers
  • Perennial-type clematis
  • Attractive to bees and butterflies
  • Flowers on new wood