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PlantFiles: Clematis
Clematis 'Ascotiensis'

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Family: Ranunculaceae (ra-nun-kew-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Clematis (KLEM-uh-tiss) (Info)
Cultivar: Ascotiensis
Hybridized by Standish; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1871

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Group:
Late Large-flowered

Height:
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)
10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)
12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

Spacing:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Bloom Color:
Blue-Violet

Flower Fragrance:
No fragrance

Bloom Shape:
Single
Flat

Bloom Diameter:
Large - 5 to 8 inches (12 to 20 cm)

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Pruning Groups:
Group 3 - Summer/Fall bloomers; prune hard in early spring

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From softwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive JeanneTX On Apr 23, 2008, JeanneTX from Willis, TX (Zone 8b) wrote:

"Ascotiensis" aka "Wyevale Blue" is from that UK hybridizer John Standish 1874 ..it's a pruning group 3 (Hard Prune). Dark Blue with reddish/purple bar,Beigy pink anthers with yellow connectives.

Neutral mystic On Jan 30, 2005, mystic from Ewing, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

Awards: RHS Award of Garden Merit.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

San Jose, California
Caledonia, Michigan
Willis, Texas



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