Blue Ribbons Bush Clematis
Clematis integrifolia 'Blue Ribbons'
Pronunciation: KLEM-a-tus in-teg-ri-FO-li-a se-RU-le-a
|Description||A superb new herbaceous clematis with a strong, upright, non-vining, shrubby habit and delicate stems of solitary, nodding, bell-shaped, indigo blue flowers. Blooms are much larger and more prolific than similar varieties. After blooming, highly ornamental silvery seed heads develop, and persist into early winter. Perfect for front or mid-border.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water deeply when top inch of soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Late spring to summer|
|Mature Size||Clump forming; reaches 12 to 16 in. tall and wide; grows wider with age.|
|Special Features||Easy Care, Compact Form|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container|
|Companion Plants||Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum); Pink (Dianthus); Catmint (Nepeta); Salvia (Salvia); Evening Primrose (Oenothera); Pinks (Dianthus)|
|Care||Provide organically rich, well-drained soil. Mulch soil surface to conserve moisture. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Hard prune in early spring before new growth appears. Fertilize in spring as new growth begins to emerge.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-9
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.