Evison’s Container Clematis

clemamethystbeauty (300x289)Clematis AMETHYST BEAUTY (syn. ‘Evipo043’) – This 2010 introduction produces 6″ wide blooms of amethyst purple and it pairs beautifully with the large white flowers of Clematis HYDE HALL (syn. ‘Evipo009’). AMETHYST BEAUTY blooms from early to late summer and prefers a part to full sun exposure. Pruning Group C. Grows 4 to 6 feet high. Hardy to zone 4.

clemrebecca (297x300)Clematis REBECCA (syn. ‘Evipo016′) – A showy, compact Clematis that is named after Raymond Evison’s daughter and features huge 5-7″ wide blooms of an eye-catching reddish-purple, nicely contrasted by purple-streaked yellow stamens. This 2008 introduction flowers from May to June, with a repeat in summer. Pruning Group B. Grows 6-8’ feet high. Hardy to zone 4.

clemchantilly (298x300)Clematis CHANTILLY (syn. ‘Evipo021′) – This member of the Boulevard Collection bears lightly scented (with older blooms having more fragrance) white flowers with a light pink bar and reddish-brown tipped yellow stamens – blooming from spring to late summer. When grown in a container, the roots should be shaded with low plants. Pruning Group C. Grows 3-4’. Zone 4.

clempicardy (300x291)Clematis PICARDY (syn. ‘Evipo024′) – A spectacular display of ruffle-petaled 3-4″ wide magenta-red flowers (with a darker reddish bar) and red-streaked yellow stamens is carried in late spring and again in summer. PICARDY is a part of the Boulevard Collection that was bred for compact growth and container culture. Pruning Group B. Grows 3-4’ high. Hardy to zone 5.

clemchevalier (300x297) (2)Clematis CHEVALIER (syn. ‘Evipo040′) – The blooms of CHEVALIER change from a rich purple to a mauve-blue as they fade (both with contrasting creamy yellow stamens) and it can even sport semi-double to double flowers (as shown). This 2009 introduction also has slightly twisted petals and blooms from late May to September. Pruning Group B or C. Grows 4-6’. Zone 4.

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