Loads of rich blue-purple, fully double blooms look like 4–6in pom-poms on compact plants. A second flush appears in late summer to early fall. Diamantina™ is a good double Clematis for containers. Pruning group 2. Evipo039(N) PP 20,638
For beautiful colors, extravagance of blooms, and graceful habit, nothing compares with Clematis, the queen of the flowering vines. Whether used on posts or fences, clambering through shrubs and trees, or following wire frames in borders, they will enrich the landscape. Give them good soil, reasonable moisture, and shade at their roots. For more information on Clematis care, click "Growing Guide" at left.