Clematis 'Piilu' in the Clematis Database

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Also sold as:
Little Duckling

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
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
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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Clematis in ContainersClematis in Containers
June 7, 2015

Despite my Canadian avatar, I live in Texas, so I can’t speak from practical experience about growing clematises in containers in the North. It is possible, however, to grow a clematis in a pot in a hot zone, and likely not that different in my native land.

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Location: Greenwood, MNDate: 2014-06-30
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Location: Greenwood, MNDate: 2012-06-03
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Location: My garden near Lincoln UK.Date: 2010-06-16It doesn't grow tall and likes to climb over a low growing shrub.
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Location: Lincoln NE zone 5Date: 2014-05-28First bloom of the year is single.
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Location: My Garden in PADate: 2016-05-11
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Location: Belmont garden - shady spotDate: 2011-0621
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Location: Lincoln NE zone 5Date: 2015-05-30
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Location: Orem, UtahDate: 2009-06-12In a tour garden
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Location: Holladay, UT
By Natalie
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Location: Belmont garden - shady spotDate: 2012-0530
By pirl
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Date: 2014-06-16
By Paul2032
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Location: Belmont garden, shady spotDate: 2015-06-28This is the most blooms it has ever had.
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Location: Belmont garden - shady spotDate: 2013-0602
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Location: Belmont garden - shady spotDate: 2013-0602
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Photo courtesy of Longfield Gardens
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Blooms and Chat! by Calif_Sue Mar 20, 2019 6:13 PM 245
Help with ID please.....Clematis by Paul2032 Jun 24, 2014 10:19 AM 10
The Spring Show has started by canadanna May 15, 2014 9:59 PM 25
Transplanting Clematis by Natalie Nov 10, 2012 11:53 AM 32
Killian Donahue blooms! by Hemophobic May 8, 2010 10:07 AM 13

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