PlantsClematisClematis 'Comtesse de Bouchaud'

Data specific to Clematis (Edit)
Raised by: Francisque Morel
Country of Origin: France
Growing Zones: USDA Zone 4
USDA Zone 5
USDA Zone 6
USDA Zone 7
USDA Zone 8
USDA Zone 9 - partially shaded areas only
Typical Plant Size: Typically 8 to 10 feet
Pruning Group: Group 3 - Hard pruning recommended in early spring
Bloom Diameter: Large - between 6 to 8 inches
Bloom Color (Tepals): Medium Pink/Rose hue
Center Color (Anthers): Yellow anthers
Bloom Shape: Single
Preferred Light: Tolerates partial shade
Prefers full sun
Suitability as Cut Flower: Good cut flower (strong stem, average vase life)
Moisture Requirements: Average moisture requirements
Additional Information: Free-flowering (very floriferous)
Recommendations: Good choice for beginners (easy to grow)
Good choice for a container
Good choice for shaded areas or northern walls
Awards: Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Vine
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Plant Height: 8-10 ft.
Plant Spread: 30 inches
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Mauve
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem


Clematis - Dynamic Companion (Part 1)Clematis - Dynamic Companion (Part 1)
By Jasmin on June 8, 2015

We admire clematises because of the beauty of their flowers, but their dynamic nature, their rush to the top, and the sense of movement that they bring to the landscape offer much more to gardeners and admirers.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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blooms 3 colors by Sheridragonfly May 3, 2015 2:31 PM 0
Pruned my Clematis too hard☹️ by SierraMom Jun 22, 2019 9:56 AM 11
No Flowers on my Comtesse de Bouchaud by MaureenQC Sep 1, 2016 6:51 PM 1
Does anyone grow 'Romantika' or 'Negritianka' ? by AlanJ Feb 24, 2019 12:01 PM 13
2016 Bloom Parade and Chat! by Calif_Sue Feb 15, 2017 11:42 AM 265
Clematis/Rose Combinations by zuzu Apr 17, 2016 4:34 PM 18
3rd year issue with Comtesse de Bouchaud by JuliaNY Jul 22, 2013 3:34 PM 4
Another Lost Tag Zuzu by bedofroses Mar 30, 2012 10:35 PM 6
Some of my favorite clematises by shihtzumom Mar 14, 2012 1:42 PM 26
Let's get noisy by zuzu Dec 18, 2010 9:25 AM 74
an ID for this Clematis? by chickadee Jun 13, 2010 10:45 AM 5

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