Late, Large-flowered Clematis
Clematis 'Ascotiensis'

Family: Ranunculaceae (ra-nun-kew-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Clematis (KLEM-uh-tiss) (Info)
Cultivar: Ascotiensis
Additional cultivar information:(aka Acotiensis)
Hybridized by Standish
Registered or introduced: 1874
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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:

Unknown - Tell us

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

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

San Jose, California

Caledonia, Michigan

Willis, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Positive

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

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

Awards: RHS Award of Garden Merit.