When you hang the name of a Royal Horticultural Society garden on a new introduction, it had better be good. Clematis Rosemoor™ is better than good. It comes from Raymond Evison’s superb breeding program on the Isle of Guernsey. Its showy 5in, purplish red blooms appear on old and new wood, which means flowering is almost nonstop from early summer to fall. Pruning group 2. Gardini™ Evipo002(N) PP 15,797
For beautiful colors, extravagance of blooms, and graceful habit, nothing compares with Clematis, the queen of flowering vines. These plants enrich a landscape whether twining on posts and fences, clambering through shrubs and trees, or following a wire frame in a border. Give them good soil, reasonable moisture, and shade at their roots.