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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.

Genus Clematis
Variety Empress™
PPAF PP#16,072
Item Form 3 1/2-inch Pot
Zone 4 - 9
Bloom Season Late Spring - Early Fall
Clematis Pruning Group Group 2
Plant Height 5 ft - 6 ft
Plant Width 3 ft
Additional Characteristics Double Blooms, Flower, Free Bloomer, Long Bloomers
Bloom Color Pink, Light Purple
Light Requirements Full Sun
Moisture Requirements Moist,  well-drained
Soil Tolerance Normal,  loamy
Uses Outdoor, Vines and Climbers
Restrictions Canada, Guam, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands
Overall Rating: 5 Stars
Average Based on 1 Reviews Write a Review
blacksheep from AL wrote (January 08, 2013):
Always has an excellent selection of new & unique varieties of plants, and the quality is always superb!