Data specific to Clematis (Edit)
Country of Origin: Japan
Growing Zones: USDA Zone 4
USDA Zone 5
USDA Zone 6
USDA Zone 7
USDA Zone 8
USDA Zone 9
Plant Group: Patens
Typical Plant Size: Typically 6 to 8 feet
Pruning Group: Group 2 - Optional, light pruning after flowering
Bloom Diameter: Medium - between 4 to 6 inches
Bloom Color (Tepals): White/Cream/Silver hue
Center Color (Anthers): Yellow anthers
Bloom Shape: Semi-Double
Double blooms in all climates
Preferred Light: Requires partial shade
Moisture Requirements: Average moisture requirements

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Vine
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Plant Height: 6-8 ft.
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall

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Common names
  • Clematis
Also sold as:
  • Veitchi
  • Fortunei Coerulea

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Date: c. 1869
illustration from 'Flore des serres', 1869

Date: c. 1868
illustration from 'The Floral Magazine', 1868

Date: c. 1872
illustration from 'L'Illustration horticole', 1872
Comments:
  • Posted by goldfinch4 (Ripon, Wisconsin) on Jan 31, 2012 4:06 AM concerning plant:
    Flowers start out a very pale lavender blue but fade to white with a hint of blue. Some growers claim to be able to detect a scent.

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