Clematis (Clematis montana 'Freda') in the Clematis Database

Data specific to Clematis (Edit)
Raised by: Deacon
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Growing Zones: USDA Zone 7
USDA Zone 8
USDA Zone 9 - partially shaded areas only
USDA Zone 10 - partially shaded areas only
Plant Group: Montana
Typical Plant Size: Over 15 feet
Pruning Group: Group 1 - Spring flowering, no pruning
Bloom Diameter: Small - 2 to 4 inches
Bloom Color (Tepals): Medium Pink/Rose hue
Center Color (Anthers): Yellow anthers
Bloom Shape: Single
Preferred Light: Requires partial shade
Suitability as Cut Flower: Excellent cut flower (strong stem, long vase life)
Recommendations: Good choice for shaded areas or northern walls
Awards: Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Vine
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7a -17.8 °C (0 °F) to -15 °C (5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 15 feet plus
Leaves: Deciduous
Other: Starts out bronze, turns green
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Awards and Recognitions: Other: 2008 Great Plant Picks Winner

C montana 'Freda' at Alnwick garden

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Comments:
Posted by goldfinch4 (Ripon, Wisconsin) on Jan 27, 2012 6:34 AM

A seedling of C. montana 'Pink Perfection'. Compact plant suitable for smaller gardens.

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