Data specific to Clematis (Edit)
Raised by: Uno Kivistik
Country of Origin: USSR/Estonia
Growing Zones: USDA Zone 3
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 5 to 7 feet
Pruning Group: Group 2 - Optional, light pruning after flowering
Bloom Diameter: Small/Medium - typically 4 inches
Bloom Color (Tepals): Medium Pink/Rose hue
Bar or Accent Color (if applicable): Pink bar
Center Color (Anthers): Yellow anthers
Bloom Shape: Single
Requires winter chill for double blooms
Preferred Light: Prefers full sun
Suitability as Cut Flower: Excellent cut flower (strong stem, long vase life)
Recommendations: Good choice for beginners (easy to grow)

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Vine
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Plant Height: 5-7 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Tip

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Common names
  • Clematis
Also sold as:
  • Little Duckling

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Location: my garden, Utah
Date: 2017-06-01
Location: Greenwood, MN
Date: 2014-06-30
Location: Greenwood, MN
Date: 2012-06-03
Location: My garden near Lincoln UK.
Date: 2010-06-16
It doesn't grow tall and likes to climb over a low growing shrub.
Location: North Louisiana
Date: 2018-04-04
Location: North Louisiana
Date: 2018-04-04
Location: SE Michigan
Date: June 10, 2018
Two of the three blooms so far are only 4 petals.
Location: Lincoln NE zone 5
Date: 2014-05-28
First bloom of the year is single.
Location: Home
Location: Belmont garden - shady spot
Date: 2011-0621
Location: Zone 4 Wisconsin
Date: 2009-06-26
6-26-09 zone 4 Wisconsin
Photo by kniphofia
Location: My Garden in PA
Date: 2016-05-11
Location: Belmont garden - shady spot
Date: 2012-0530
Location: Orem, Utah
Date: 2009-06-12
In a tour garden
Location: Belmont garden, shady spot
Date: 2015-06-28
This is the most blooms it has ever had.
Location: Lincoln NE zone 5
Date: 2015-05-30
Location: My Garden
Date: 2013-07-14
Location: Belmont garden - shady spot
Date: 2013-0602
Location: Clinton, Michigan 49236
Date: 2017-03-31
"Clematis 'Piilu', 2017, Queen of the Vines [Clematis] (Type2-DB-
Location: Belmont garden - shady spot
Date: 2013-0602

Date: 2014-06-16
Location: Zone 4 Wisconsin
Date: 2009-06-20
6-20-09 zone 4 Wisconsin
Location: Holladay, UT
Location: Home
Location: Bordines Nursery, Rochester Hills, MI
Date: 2010-06-07
Location: Bordines Nursery, Rochester Hills, MI
Date: 2010-06-07

Photo courtesy of Joy Creek Nursery

Date: 2014-06-16

Date: 2014-06-16
Location: Holladay, UT
Location: Holladay, UT
This is a good photo to show the size of the plant and bloom, whi
Location: Bordines Nursery, Rochester Hills, MI
Date: 2010-06-07
Location: Bordines Nursery, Rochester Hills, MI
Date: 2010-06-07
Location: Lincoln NE zone 5
Date: 2015-05-17

Photo courtesy of Longfield Gardens
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