Violet-blue flowers with paler midribs and striking, creamy yellow anthers will attract attention in the garden. Its semi-double flowers open in late spring, followed by single flowers in late summer. Attracts pollinators and deer tend to avoid. Clematis 'Daniel Deronda'
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 FormVery large 8" blooms
Foliage TypeMedium green, simple palmate to pinnate leaves arranged alternately and opposite on the stems.
Unique CharactersticsPerennial Resource: A large-flowered variety, 8" in diameterViolet-blue flowers with paler midribs and striking creamy yellow anthersSemi-double flowers in May-June followed by single flowers in August-SeptemberAttractive fluffy seed heads extend this plant's interest into fallReportedly blooms when sited in some shade