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|jumpindogs - none|
My favorite Clem. Easy to grow with large flowers of varying shades of blue. Spectacular!
|how easy ||10|
|Meig - z5a IL|
Elsa Spath 2004
Does not photograph true to color. The new blooms are this deep velvety purple and very beautiful, but come out lighter in pictures. Very pretty flower and very easy to grow.
|Larrybob - z8 OR|
mid-summer flower close-up
Elsa is interplanted with rosa 'Dreamweaver'and they cover a wall of our garden shed beautifully. Once she starts blooming, there is no stopping her - not even the summer heat. We have interplanted clematis 'Will Goodwin' on the wall as well. Elsa outperforms Will by a mile. - Larry and Connie B.
|how easy ||9|
|OttawaJohn - z4b Ontario|
Elsa Spath has a nice rich deep color that holds well in the sun. But even whwn slightly faded, she is still beautiful.
|how easy ||8|
|Katie - Zone 8a NoCA|
Close-up of flower
This Elsa has just bloomed. The colors are still very bright. This clematis fades nicely in the sun to a pretty lighter blue. Easy grower. Katie
|Clematisintegrifolia - z6 New Jersey|
Clematis 'Elsa Spath'
I would be hard pressed to pick a favorite Clematis but Elsa Spath would have to be in my top 10. It is one of my earliest bloomers amongst the large flowered hybrids and has a very long season. This year mine started blooming in mid May and in December I still had a few flowers in my Northern NJ garden. The early flowers are larger and paler and have a nice floppy...
|how easy ||8|
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