Common name: blue rock clematis
Botanical name: Clematis occidentalis
Light: full to partial shade
Height: vine 1 – 12 feet long
Water: moist in spring, low in summer
Soil type: well-drained loam to organic soils
Perennial native vine with 1.5″ to 2″ wide pale blue or purple drooping flowers in spring; seed heads become feathery plumes; drapes over stumps and climbs trees; slow growing – but worth the wait!