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
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Layering

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  • Clematis

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Location: Burton Agnes Hall garden, Yorkshire, UK
Date: 2014-07-07
Location: Burton Agnes Hall garden, Yorkshire UK
Date: 2014-07-07
Location: Apple Valley MN
Date: 2020-06-28
3rd year
Location: charlottetown, pei, canada
Date: 2015-07-15
Clematis 'Comtesse de Bouchaud'
Location: southeast alabama
Date: 2015-05-03
  comtesse de bouchaud
Location: Millinocket, Maine
Date: 2022-07-17
Comtesse de Bouchaud climbing the Prairie Fire Crabtree

I took several images of this beauty at my brother-in-laws garden
Location: Stillingfleet Lodge Garden, Yorkshire UK
Date: 2022-06-29
Photo by kniphofia
Location: Kalama, Wa.
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: Chicago
Date: 2015-07-15
Photo by Kell
Location: southeast alabama
Date: 2015-04-30
Comtesse de bouchard in late afternoon light!
Photo by DianeSeeds
Location: Northeastern Pennsylvania
Date: 2013-07-07
Location: My backyard in Allentown, PA
Date: 16 July 2016
By 16 July, the Comtesse had reache the top of a fourteen foot po

Date: c. 1936
photo from the 1936 catalog, James I. George & Son, Fairport, New
Photo by Calif_Sue
Location: southeast alabama
Date: 2015-05-03
She blooms white and pinkish mauve for me!
Location: southeast Alabama
Date: 2015-05-01
A whole lot of Buds on Comtesse de Bouchaud!

Date: 2013-07-08
Location: Zone 4 Wisconsin
Date: 7-20-11
7-20-11 zone 4 Wisconsin

Date: 2004-06-10

Gorgeous clematis - in the ground for 5 years.

Varied shades
Photo by Kell
Photo by Kell
Photo by Kell
Location: Chicago
Date: 2020-06-22
Location: southeast alabama
Date: 2015-05-03
Here she is!
Location: South Jordan, Utah, United States
Date: 2021-06-23
Photo by spikemom
Location: My Garden
Date: 2012-09-13
Location: My garden, zone 4 Wisconsin
Date: 2012-07-04
zone 4 Wisconsin
Location: Brainers Greenhouse, Wixom, MI
Date: 2011-07-09
Location: Brainers Greenhouse, Wixom, MI
Date: 2011-07-09
Location: Brainers Greenhouse, Wixom, MI
Date: 2011-07-09
Location: Brainers Greenhouse, Wixom, MI
Date: 2011-07-09
Location: Brainers Greenhouse, Wixom, MI
Date: 2011-07-09
Location: Brainers Greenhouse, Wixom, MI
Date: 2011-07-09

Photo courtesy of Joy Creek Nursery
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Photo by Calif_Sue
Photo by Kell
Photo by Kell
Photo by Kell
Photo by shihtzumom
Location: My garden, zone 4 Wisconsin
Date: 2012-04-28
Stems in early spring
Location: My garden, zone 4 Wisconsin
Date: 2012-04-28
Color of new leaves in spring

Photo courtesy Brushwood Nursery
Location: At a local nursery
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Comments:
  • Posted by Trish (Grapevine, TX - Zone 8a) on Apr 29, 2022 3:57 PM concerning plant:
    A good Clematis to grow in the north, * 'Comtesse de Bouchard', a vigorous climber, reaches more than 8 feet tall in one year. It flowered from mid-June to late August with 5-inch-diameter mauve-pink flowers. During its peak bloom period, flowers covered 80 to 100 percent of the plant. Bloom repeats in October. Comtesse de Bouchard plants had little winter dieback but, in two of the study years, had some dieback from clematis wilt.
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