Purple or violet flowers that may hang like bells or be more open like other clematis.
Full sun to some light shade during the heat of the day. Soil should be moist, but well drained. Mulch is essential for keeping roots cool.
Several cultivars including:
- 'Abundance'-soft purple flowers.
- 'Betty Corning'-lilac, bell shaped flowers.
- 'Etoile Violette'-large, dark purple flowers.
Additional pests and problems that may affect this plant:
Stem rot is a problem.