These unusual mauve bicolored flowers and their deeply colored veins are a work of art. The stripes across the sepals look as if they were painted by hand. It produces a large number of blooms throughout the season. Pernille Clematis looks amazing on an arch—like a long brush stroke of sheer floral color down the side. It's also striking in the mid-to-back border, growing on a tall obelisk or along the top of a fence. Clematis viticella
Pernille Clematis is in the GREEN pruning category. It blooms on old and new wood, so prune as often or as fully as you like to promote reblooming. See our EZ Pruning Guide for more information.