Bushy Blue Bell Clematis

Clematis integrifolia 'Caerulea'

Unique, perennial Clematis has a bushy, non-climbing habit, producing abundant, bell-shaped violet-blue flowers that nod in the breeze. Some stems are erect while others are relaxed and sprawling. Herbaceous.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical PronunciationKLEM-a-tus in-teg-ri-FO-li-a see-ROO-lee-uh
Average Size at MaturityModerate grower, 1 to 2 ft. tall, sprawling 2 to 3 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Design IdeasBlue is always a sought-after color for the garden. Use this unusual blue-flowering, shrubby Clematis for special effect as a small-scale groundcover. Plant over herbaceous, small, early-spring bulbs; their foliage will disappear as the Clematis begins to bloom.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorBlue
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitClumping
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsFruit Tree & Vine
Special FeatureEasy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsPinks (Dianthus); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum); Evening Primrose (Oenothera); Catmint (Nepeta); Salvia (Salvia)

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Control weeds until the plants have filled in. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-10

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