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Clematis x diversifolia 'Hendersonii'
synonyms: Clematis x eriostemon 'Hendersonii'
growth rate: medium
growth habit: climber
leaf colour: green
flower colour: violet
main season: Summer
full sun, part shade
preferred soil pH: alkaline
minimum temp: -30°C
USDA zone: 4 to 9
Semi-herbaceous, scrambling, non-clinging climber. Deeply 3-lobed leaves. Bell-shaped, slightly nodding, deep purple-blue flowers, with yellow stamens, about 6cm across. Free flowering from June to September.
Free draining soil and a sunny position. Needs some form of support or can be grown through other plants, alternatively allowed to trial. Hardy and not susceptible to disease.
Can be pruned back hard after flowering.
Suitable for growing in a container or front of borders.
Integrifolia Group, hybrid of Clematis integrifoia x Clematis viticella, raised by J.A. Henderson in 1835.