Clematis Rooguchi Clematis Rooguchi is a relatively new selection from Japan with a loose sprawling habit that can be allowed to ramble through your garden or can be guided and tied to supports. Its deep purple, 2.5 inch flowers have an open bell shape and are borne all summer long!
Shorter roses and clematises are ideal for framing windows. An advantage of growing these two plants together is that with correct pruning, the clematis will flower from the base to the top, its flowers masking the inevitable “bare legs” of the climbing rose.
Clematis Integrifolia ‘Rooguchi’. Few Clematis varieties flower over such a long time period as this charmer from Japan. Pendulous, bell-shaped deep violet-blue flowers bloom early summer through fall, followed by silky seedheads. Vigorous plant, ideal for growing through shrubs and roses. Fragrant, free blooming. Size: 6'-8' tall x 2'-3' wide.. Bloom time: Early summer to fall. Plant zones: 4-9. PRUNE GROUP 3