Scott's sugarbowls

Clematis hirsutissima var. scottii

Scotts sugarbowl, Clematis scottii, Plant Select
Scotts sugarbowl, Clematis scottii, Plant Select
Long-blooming Scott's sugarbowls make a mound of blue-green, lacy foliage, topped in late spring and early summer by large, nodding blue flowers. Bees and bumblebees frequent the bell-shaped blossoms. Shimmering golden seed heads follow suit.

Tips from the pros: Slow to establish but very long-lived.
Plant Type Petites
Height 12 inches
Width 15 inches
Flowering Season May-July
Flower Color Blue
Sun Sun
Water Needs Moderate to xeric
USDA Hardiness Zone Zones 4-7
Soil Type Loam, sandy or amended clay
Deer Resistant Yes
Good for Pollination Yes
Winter Interest No
North American Native Yes
Year Introduced 2013
Annual Commercial Maintenance Prune back hard in spring.
5-10 Year Commercial Maintenance Follow annual maintenance. Very long lived plant if sited properly.
Elevation Guide Up to 8125 ft