Clematis likes its “head in the sun, feet in the shade,” as the old saying goes. So plant it in full sun, and place a 2-in.-thick layer of mulch over the roots to keep them cool.
Blooms Flowers in white, yellow, pink, red, blue or purple in spring, summer or fall
Light Full sun to part shade
Size 1 to 30 ft. tall
Cold-hardy USDA zones 3 to 9
Heat-tolerant AHS zones 9 to 1