2"-4" deep purple flowers. Free flowering from June to August. Great growing through roses or shrubs. Attractive seed heads. Prune back hard in late February or early March. Deer resistant. An older variety that is hard to beat for reliable bloom.
Clematis enjoy a sunny location with well-drained neutral to alkaline soil where their roots are kept cool by shade or mulch. Never overwater. Can be grown under black walnut trees.