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Large-Flowered Purple Clematis


This is a beautiful, twining climber with rich purple flowers to six inches across that clothe its stems in late spring and early summer. This is a compact selection that is an excellent selection for smaller spaces and structures.

Clematis 'The President'

Fruit Characteristics

Fruit edible :Yes

Leaf Characteristics

Leaf texture : Leathery

Leaf shape : Ovate

Leaf color : Dark gree

Flower Characteristics

Flower width : 4-6"

Flower shape : Saucer-shaped

Flower color : Purple

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Deciduous

Average size maturity width : 4-6 ft.

Average size maturity height : 10 ft.

Growth rate : Moderate

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : -30 to -25 F( Z4a)

Sunset zone : 2-11, 14-24

Light exposure : Partial Sun

Landscape Attributes

Under oak trees : Yes

Barrier plants : Yes

Seashore conditions : Yes

Oak root fungus resistance : Yes

Hummingbirds : Yes

Hedges and screens : Yes

Frost tender : Yes

Fragrance : Yes

Erosion control : Yes

Drought tolerant : Yes

Deer resistant : Yes

Butterflies : Yes

Colorful fruits and berries : Yes

Birds : Yes

Autumn foliage color : Yes

Attractive bark : Yes

Allergenic plants : Yes

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