This latest cultivar from Szczepan Marczynski's collection blooms profusely from early to midsummer and continues moderately until fall. The 4-5" flowers have slightly wavy edges. This clematis can be used to create a cover, scramble up a arbor, trellis or other support. Clematis 'Cloudburst'
Cloudburst Clematis is in the GREEN pruning category. It blooms on old and new wood, so prune as often or as fully as you like to promote reblooming. See our Stoplight Pruning Guide for more information.
Planting InstructionsPlant in plenty of sun in moist, well-drained soil. Dig hole at least 12 inches deep. First set of leaves should be even with surface of soil. If growing up a fence or wall, be sure to plant at least 18 inches away.
Winter CareApply a winter mulch, after the ground freezes, in areas where plants may heave from the ground due to alternate freezing and thawing temperatures. Remove most of the mulch in early spring, but keep 2-3" to keep the ground moist and shaded.
Flower Color:blue, purple
Flower Form4-5" single blossoms
Foliage TypeMedium green, simple palmate to pinnate leaves arranged alternately and opposite on the stems.