Center Star Clematis

Clematis 'Center Star' PP #17,010

This versatile, shrubby Clematis selection provides a burst of color to the perennial garden with its striking, deep purple-blue, upward-facing flowers. Its unique, compact, non-climbing habit is versatile in the landscape; perfect for featuring in large containers or trailing gracefully over a garden wall.
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Full sun, Partial sun

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

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Botanical PronunciationKLEM-uh-tiss
Average Size at MaturityReaches 30 to 36 inches tall and wide; slightly taller if supported is provided.
Bloom TimeEarly Summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorBlue
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitRounded
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Soil NeedsFruit Tree & Vine
Special FeatureClump Forming, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

Provide humus-rich, well drained soil. Roots prefer a cool, shaded area, tops in the sun. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep extensive root system. Apply a controlled-release fertilizer when in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4

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