Clematis The President is a medium-sized deciduous climbing plant with single cupped flowers up to 18cm in width. The flowers have eight overlapping, handsomely pointed rich violet purple-blue petals, silvery on the reverse, with pinkish and deep red stamens. It blooms from late spring to early summer and again from late summer to early autumn, followed by decorative seed heads. A free-flowering and reliable clematis, it is ideal for training over a pergola or garden arch.
A recipient of the RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit), for all round excellence in the garden.
Pot Size: 3L
Common Name: Queen of Vines
Hardiness: Fully hardy to –20°C
Height and Spread: 250cm x 100cm over 5 years
Preferred Soil Type: Any moist but well drained, fertile soil
Position: Sheltered or exposed, in sun or partial shade
Flowering Period: June – September
Care: Pruning group 2