Position: Full sun.
Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
Flowering Period: July to September.
Flower Colour: Dark purple.
Rate of Growth: Moderate.
Habit: Medium sized, compact, scrambling Clematis.
Height: up to 4 m (13 ft)
Spread: 1 m (3 ft)
Pruning: To reduce the size or rejuvenate, prune Clematis 'Mikelite' back to a pair of strong buds, 15 - 20 cm above ground level before growth begins in early spring.