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Blue Ribbons Bush Clematis

Clematis integrifolia 'Blue Ribbons'

SKU
02243
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.
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3-9

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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical PronunciationKLEM-a-tus in-teg-ri-FO-li-a se-RU-le-a
Average Size at MaturityClump forming; reaches 12 to 16 in. tall and wide; grows wider with age.
Bloom TimeLate Spring to Summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorBlue
Foliage ColorGray-green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Rustic
Growth HabitMounding
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureClump Forming, Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsShasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum); Pink (Dianthus); Catmint (Nepeta); Salvia (Salvia); Evening Primrose (Oenothera); Pinks (Dianthus)

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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