Data specific to Clematis (Edit)
Raised by: Mrs. J. Hill, introduced by Ray Evison
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Growing Zones: USDA Zone 4
USDA Zone 5
USDA Zone 6
USDA Zone 7
USDA Zone 8
USDA Zone 9
USDA Zone 10
USDA Zone 11
Typical Plant Size: Typically 6 to 8 feet
Pruning Group: Group 2 - Optional, light pruning after flowering
Bloom Diameter: Medium - between 4 to 6 inches
Bloom Color (Tepals): Lilac/Lavender hue
Other: Outer tepals are darker with bronze/green tint and bar, inner tepals are lighter with bar
Bar or Accent Color (if applicable): Pink bar
Bloom Shape: Double blooms in all climates
Other: Bloom has 6-8 base tepals and unusual center
Preferred Light: Tolerates partial shade
Tolerates full sun
Moisture Requirements: Average moisture requirements
Recommendations: Good choice for a container
Good choice for hot climates

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Vine
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Plant Height: 6-8 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Bi-Color: Pink and white
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Stolons and runners
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PBR & PP 12,912 du 22 mars 2002
Awards and Recognitions: Other: 2013 Great Plants Picks Winner

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Trade name information:
Trade Name: Josephine™
Cultivar name: 'Evijohill'
Common names
  • Clematis

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Location: my garden, Utah
Date: 2021-05-29
Location: In my Northern California garden
Date: 2010-05-14
Location: Athol, MA
Date: 2020-06-06
Location: My Garden
Date: 2016-04-07
Location: Dallas,Texas
Date: 2021-04-23
Location: Lincoln, NE
Date: 2005-05-16
Location: My Garden, UK
Date: 2019-05-19
Uploaded by Kell
Location: Athol, MA
Date: 2018-06-02
New flower, just opening. Early June in zone 5b.
Location: My garden in Warrenville, SC
Date: 2020-04-11
Location: In my garden
Date: 2015-05-16
Uploaded by clintbrown
Location: My Garden, UK
Location: my backyard/Fair Lawn NJ
Date: May 16. 2022
Location: my backyard/Fair Lawn NJ
Date: May 16. 2022
Location: My garden in Warrenville, SC
Date: 2018-04-28
Uploaded by Seedsower
Location: Athol, MA
Date: 2018-06-13
Location: home garden VA
Date: 2023-04-30
Clematis ‘Josephine’
Uploaded by Kell
Location: Athol, MA
Date: 2020-06-02
First one to open

Date: 2020-06-01
Location: Mobot, St L. (Missouri Botanical Garden)
Date: 2017-08-09
bunny clematis
Location: Lincoln, NE
Date: 2005-05-10

Date: 2015-05-07
Location: Plymouth Nursery, Plymouth, MI
Date: 2012-05-18
Location: Athol, MA
Date: 2018-06-19
After the back most petals fell off.
Location: Dallas,Texas
Date: 2020-04-13
Uploaded by Calif_Sue
Location: Athol, MA
Date: 2019-06-01
Location: home garden VA
Date: 05.13.2022
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Date: 2012-05-16
Location: Athol, MA
Date: 2019-04-29
Emerging growth and SPIDER WEB!!
Uploaded by victor
Location: My garden

Date: 2015-05-07
Location: RHS Harlow Carr, Yorkshire, UK
Date: 2019-06-09
Plant trial

Photo Courtesy of Homestead Farms Nursery. Used with Permission.
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: In my Northern California garden
Date: 2009-04-28
Location: In my Northern California garden
Date: 2010-05-05
Uploaded by victor
Location: Eagle Bay, New York
Date: 2022-06-24
Clematis Josephine™ side profile

Date: 2015-05-28
Location: In my yard in Holladay, UT

Date: 2012-04-06
Photo courtesy of: Vegetal45
Location: My Garden
Date: 2013-07-05
Location: My Garden
Date: 2013-07-14
Uploaded by JuliaNY
Location: Holladay, UT
Location: Seattle 
Date: 2017-05-25
This spring was cold and flower got some unusual tint

Date: 2015-05-09
Location: Terrace garden right side
Date: 2012-0519
Magnolia leaf on top.
Location: Terrace garden right side
Date: 2012-0518
Location: Terrace garden right side
Date: 2013-0531
In part shade
Uploaded by BlissfulGarden
Uploaded by Kell

In Zuzu's garden

In Zuzu's garden

Date: 2015-06-11
Credit sanoji
Location: 2013 Philadelphia Flower Show
Date: 2013-03-08
Location: Lucketts, Loudoun County, Virginia
Date: 2012-05-15
Location: Lucketts, Loudoun County, Virginia
Date: 2012-04-17

Date: 2012-04-24
Photo courtesy of: Vegetal45

Date: 2007-05-13
Photo courtesy of: KENPEI
Location: Athol, MA
Date: 2017-05-24
Uploaded by JuliaNY
Location: Mobot, St L. (Missouri Botanical Garden)
Date: 2017-08-09
Location: Mobot, St L. (Missouri Botanical Garden)
Date: 2017-08-09
Location: Bullard, TX
Date: 2021-05-07
Location: In Zuzu's garden
Date: 2013-04-25
Location: Athol, MA
Date: 2018-05-30
Location: Athol, MA
Date: 2018-06-03
Young plant, early June in zone 5b
Location: Austria / Wiener Neustadt
Date: 2015-05-28
Uploaded by clintbrown
Location: Plymouth Nursery, Plymouth, MI
Date: 2012-05-18
Location: Plymouth Nursery, Plymouth, MI
Date: 2012-05-18
Location: Sebastian, Florida
Date: 2013-05-16
Fancy Clematis bloom! Love this vine!
Location: Terrace garden right side
Date: 2013-05-31
Location: Terrace garden right side
Date: 2012-0623
Very end of the bloom.
Location: Terrace garden right side
Date: 2012-0612
This was taken after the tepals had fallen.
Uploaded by victor
Location: In Zuzu's garden
Date: 2013-04-23
Location: Athol, MA
Date: 2018-05-24
Location: Athol, MA
Date: 2017-04-23
New spring growth: Clematis Josephine
Uploaded by bedofroses
Location: Athol, MA
Date: 2017-04-28
Very young Clematis Josephine
Location: In Zuzu's garden

Date: 2015-05-28
Uploaded by joannakat
Location: Lucketts, Loudoun County, Virginia
Date: 2012-04-17

Photo courtesy of: Vegetal45

Date: 2015-05-07
Location: Holladay, UT
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Comments:
  • Posted by goldfinch4 (Ripon, Wisconsin) on Jan 31, 2012 4:23 AM concerning plant:
    With age, the outer tepals fall off, creating a pompom. This clematis has no anthers. Can get strange green flowers if planted in too much shade, but does best with some shade to prevent fading.
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