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Empress™ Clematis
Begins blooming in late spring or early summer and keeps going until fall!
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Empress™ Clematis

3 1/2-inch Pot
Item # 32278
$22.95
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Vigorous and eager to please.

4- to 5-inch frilly, pompon blooms!
Plant Patent #16,072. Cultivar name: 'Evipo011'.

This exciting new Clematis combines unusual flower form with super long bloomtime to give you 5 months or more of glorious color! Very vigorous and easy to grow, Empress™ will soon reign in your sunny garden!

These flowers are extraordinary -- as if a frilly pompon-like bloom had been set on top of a single-flowered Clematis! They're 4 to 5 inches wide, and they arise BY THE MANY DOZEN on plants 6 feet tall and about 3 feet wide. There's nothing of the hot-house about Empress™ -- this is a rough-and-ready climber for your garden.

The flowers begin in late spring or early summer and continue steadily all summer long, lasting into autumn. Technically Empress™ is a rebloomer, but the flowers keep coming so steadily that you really may not notice "waves" of bloom, as you do with older varieties that need to rest between flowering periods. Terrific floriferousness, both in number of flowers and length of bloom!

Empress™ is the pink- to purple-flowered companion to blue Crystal Fountain, another Evison introduction. Just give this plant something to climb, and watch it take off!

Like most Clematis, Empress™ prefers to have its roots cool and its tops warm, so mulch it well upon planting, and keep the soil evenly moist. Pruning Group 2. Zones 4-9.

Genus2 Clematis
Variety Empress™
ppaf PP#16,072
ItemForm 3 1/2-inch Pot
Zone 4 - 9
BloomStartToEnd Late Spring - Early Fall
ClematisPruning Group 2
PlantHeight 5 ft - 6 ft
PlantWidth 3 ft
BloomSize 4 in - 5 in
AdditionalCharacteristics Double Blooms, Flower, Free Bloomer, Long Bloomers
BloomColor Light Purple, Pink
LightRequirements Full Sun
MoistureRequirements Moist,  well-drained
SoilTolerance Normal,  loamy
Uses Outdoor, Vines and Climbers
Restrictions Canada, Guam, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands