Clematis Lasurstern

Clematis Laustern

This Clematis is one of the best varieties with rich lavender blue flowers, whose petals overlap and are wavy at the edge, with light stamens.

Clematis 'Lasurstern' has large 'dinner plate' blooms during May, June and again in September followed by pretty seed heads.

Clematis 'Lasustern' was raised at the nursery of Goos and Koenemann of Germany so is sometimes spelt with a z..

How to grow

This non-evergreen climber can be grown against a trellis, garden fence, wall, arches, pillars, pergolas, clambering over tree stumps and through large shrubs or planted in a container trained up bamboo canes or an obelisk.


Lasurstern characteristics

Growing

  • Gardening skill: Suitable for beginners
  • Flowering duration: Long
  • Height after 10 years: 2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft
  • Growth habit: Climbing
  • Spread after 10 years: Less than 1m / 3ft

Climate

  • Cold hardiness (RHS): H6 (to -20C)
  • Cold hardiness (USDA): (6) -10F / -23C

Identification

  • Country of origin: Germany
  • Flower colour: Blue
  • Flowering month: May June September
  • Flower form: Single flower (5-8 petals)
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Leaf colour - young: Green
  • Leaf colour - autumn: Yellow
  • Annual cycle: Deciduous