This is wonderful Clematis that likes a little shade it will bloom all summer.
This is an outstanding Clematis.
Clematis 'Rooguchi' has small 2-3" flowers of deepest blue-purple.
Clematis 'Rooguchi' flower with buds
Beautiful bell-shaped blooms, one open, and one closed
Amazing drought resistance, all summer bloom.
Early August, 2008
With oakleaf hydrangea - June, 2008
Looking up - June, 2008
Set to open - May 20, 2009
Growing through my oakleaf hydrangea - May 31, 2009
Clematis Rooguchi (9-23-2012) has been in bloom continuously since late May (zone 6)
May 20th, 2013 in Louisville, Ky.
Showing the texture and amazing color of 'Rooguchi' flowers in evening light.
Photo courtesy of Karl Gercens. Copyright Karl Gercens. Conservatory Horticulturist at Longwood Gardens. http://www.karlgercens.com
This Clematis blooms all summer.