PlantsClematis→Clematis (Clematis afoliata)

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Clematis afoliata Accepted
Clematis aphylla Synonym

Data specific to Clematis (Edit)
Country of Origin: New Zealand
Growing Zones: USDA Zone 8
USDA Zone 9
Typical Plant Size: Typically 4 to 6 feet
Typically 6 to 8 feet
Pruning Group: Group 1 - Spring flowering, no pruning
Bloom Diameter: Very Small - 2 inches or smaller (<5 cm)
Bloom Color (Tepals): Yellow hue
Bloom Shape: Single
Open bell shape
Preferred Light: Prefers full sun
Moisture Requirements: Tolerates infrequent watering
Additional Information: Flowers are fragrant
Seeds breed true-to-parent
Recommendations: Good choice for hot climates

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Vine
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Plant Height: 1-2m
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Stratify seeds
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Miscellaneous: Dioecious


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Posted by goldfinch4 (Ripon, Wisconsin) on Feb 23, 2012 6:43 AM

Male and female flowers are borne on different plants. This species has no true leaves and that's why it's called the rush-stemmed clematis.

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