Francis Rivis displays deep blue tepals with white staminodes. Alpinas perform well in light conditions ranging from bright shade to hot sun. Also, they can be used as a climber, rambler or ground cover. Their delicate flowers are followed by attractive seed heads. These attributes make this hardy species one of the easiest and most versatile types of clematis to grow.  Pruning group A.

Alpina Francis Rivis

Color
Blue
Flower Size
1-2" (3-5cm)
Flowering Period
April & May
Mature Height
6-8'(2-2.5m)
Pruning Group
A
Planting Aspect
Sun/ Partial Sun/ Bright Shade
USDA Zone
3
Suitable For Container
Foliage
Deciduous
Fragrant
Suitable As Ground Cover
Yes
Price Group
2

About Alpina Francis Rivis
Francis Rivis displays deep blue tepals with white staminodes. Alpinas perform well in light conditions ranging from bright shade to hot sun. Also, they can be used as a climber, rambler or ground cover. Their delicate flowers are followed by attractive seed heads. These attributes make this hardy species one of the easiest and most versatile types of clematis to grow. Pruning group A.

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