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Clematis 'The President'

Large purple-blue flowers with paler bar and pinky-white filaments and red anthers. Early flowers can sometimes be semi-double (first photograph). The variety has received the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.

Group:Early large-flowered group
Approximate height: infodot2.0 - 4.0 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotJun Jul Sep Oct
Aspect:Any aspect
Pruning:Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by:Charles Noble
Country of origin:United Kingdom
Date raised: infodotrb 1873 ic1876
Parentage: infodot'Jackmanii' x C. patens seedling
Other name(s):'President'; 'Président
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 13-20cm
Tepals: 6-8; 6.5-8.5cm long, 3.5-4.5cm wide, ovate to elliptic, overlapping, long-pointed, margin slightly wavy
Leaves: simple or ternate

Database entry: 534

People:  Click the name(s) for information about:

Charles Noble