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Clematis ‘Mrs. Robert Brydon’
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Clematis

Simple and beautiful, Clematis includes over 300 named cultivars and even more wild species than the rose. Our selections offer opulent blossoms, attractive, carefree foliage, and ornamental seed heads, in exchange for a minimum of attention. Use them to cover just about every stump and dead tree, as well as on trellises, arbors, pergolas, walls and tall shrubs. They prefer to be planted slightly deep in cool, well drained soil, with mulch or a ground cover to shade their feet; provide a support and let them climb.

Medium Band.

Clematis ‘Mrs. Robert Brydon’ full sun  partial shade

A lovely North American hybrid between Clematis virginiana and Clematis tubulosa raised by Robert Brydon and named for his missus, this herbaceous nonclinging Clematis sprawls from a vigorous free flowering woody base, creating delicate sprays of milky blue Hyacinth-like blooms at leaf axils plus a good patch of divided deciduous foliage. Prominent cream-colored stamens and 4 widely spaced recurving tepals define the faintly fragrant flowers that later develop fluffy silver seed heads. Grateful for moist free draining soil, 'Mrs. Robert Brydon' can enhance cut arrangements, cover an old tree stump or low wall and forge an unifying textural ground cover.

Size: 6'–8' high & spreading. Zone 4/5.

Clematis ‘Mrs. Robert Brydon’ (T-0131)
Each $17.75
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