Clematis 'Proteus'

Large double, semi-double, and single flowers in a gorgeous blend of purple, mauve-pink and creamy green! Fluffy, ruffly, beautiful blooms!! Vigorous when established, with large, apple-green leaves. Makes a spectacular cut flower.

Exposure: Part shade. Tops in the sun, roots in the shade. Morning sun OK.
Bloom Time : Early summer for double and semi-double blooms & fall for single blooms.
Size: 12' High.
Water : Regular.
Pruning: For best results, cut to 12-18 in Jan/Feb. After first set of blooms is done, cut by 1/2 for second spectacular flush of blooms in late fall. Feed with a well balanced fertilizer after each pruning session.

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