The President Clematis - Clematis 'The President'

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An old fashion favorite is covered with large deep purple flowers with red tipped stamens. Blooms in spring and fall on growth from previous season. Excellent for training on a trellis or wall. Width depends on how trained to support. Good cutflower.

Water Needs: 
Moderate
Foliage Color: 
Green
Flower Attributes: 
Cut Flowers
Repeat Flowers
Showy Flowers
Landscape Uses: 
Container
Specimen
Trailing
Garden Styles: 
Edible
Modern
Traditional
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
5-10'
Flower Colors: 
Blue
Purple
Flower Seasons: 
Spring
Summer
Fall
Special Features: 
Attracts Butterflies
Fall Colour
Growth Habits: 
Climbing
Upright
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 4
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Prefers moist, cool well-drained soil. Plant a small shrub nearby to protect the roots from hot sun. Prune damaged or dead wood out before new growth begins in spring. Fertilize with an all purpose fertilizer early in the season and throughout to promote strong vigorous growth. 

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