Clematis (Clematis morefieldii) in the Clematis Database

Data specific to Clematis (Edit)
Bloom Diameter: Very Small - 2 inches or smaller (<5 cm)
Bloom Shape: Nodding
Urn shape
Preferred Light: Prefers partial shade
Tolerates full sun
Moisture Requirements: Average moisture requirements

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Vine
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: to 16 feet long
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruiting Time: Late summer or early fall
Fall
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Summer
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Pollinators: Bees
Conservation status: Critically Endangered (CR)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Critically Endangered
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Posted by ILPARW (southeast Pennsylvania - Zone 6b) on Jun 30, 2018 3:53 PM

This endangered native species was first discovered in 1980 in Huntsville, Alabama. It is native to woodland areas of southern Tennessee and northern Alabama, often growing on rock, rocks, and boulders. Its common name is Huntsville Vasevine or Leather-Flower. It is one of the leather-flower kinds of Clematis that get their name from the sepals of the urn-like or bell-like flowers being thick and succulent.

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