This stunning Clematis just
keeps getting better, the swirling center
slowly unfolds with white stripes showing
off the lovely big flowers.
semi-double purple blue
Flower is 20 cm wide
or about 8 inches.
Foliage is green
cm tall or about 8 feet.
Blooms in June-July
Prune after flowering
only if needed
sun to part shade.
like shade on the roots and sun on the tops, and
many varieties, especially in the pinks and mauves
are quite shade tolerant. An alkaline soil (add a
handful of dolometic lime if your soil is acid)
will be beneficial. Plant something (perhaps Sedum
spectablis) to shade the roots if the Clematis is
growing in full sun. Regular watering to establish
the plants is good but after that they are quite