'The President' clematis Description
Photo courtesy of Dave and Deb Boyd
Early Large Flowered, Group 2.
Deep blue. 6 to 8 petals. Average diameter 7". Single, cup-shaped, overlapping, ruffled edge bloom form. Late spring to early summer, late summer to early autumn.
Height of 8' to 10' (245 to 305 cm).
USDA zone 4b through 9b. Plant in sun or partial shade. Suitable for growing in a container. This plant blooms twice. It blooms on the previous year's growth, so resist the urge to prune it in early spring. It will bloom a second time on new growth.