PlantsClematis→Clematis (Clematis macropetala 'Blue Bird')

Data specific to Clematis (Edit)
Raised by: F.L. Skinner
Country of Origin: Canada
Growing Zones: USDA Zone 3
USDA Zone 4
USDA Zone 5
USDA Zone 6
USDA Zone 7
USDA Zone 8
USDA Zone 9
USDA Zone 10
USDA Zone 11
Plant Group: Atragene
Typical Plant Size: Typically 8 to 10 feet
Pruning Group: Group 1 - Spring flowering, no pruning
Bloom Diameter: Small - 2 to 4 inches
Bloom Color (Tepals): Light to Lavender Blue hue
Bloom Shape: Semi-Double
Nodding
Other: Twisted tepals
Preferred Light: Tolerates partial shade
Prefers full sun
Suitability as Cut Flower: Excellent cut flower (strong stem, long vase life)
Moisture Requirements: Average moisture requirements
Additional Information: Very attractive seedheads
Recommendations: Good choice for very cold climates

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Vine
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Plant Height: 8-10 ft.
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Lavender
Flower Time: Spring
Uses: Cut Flower

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Clematis 'Ramona' by frankrichards16 Aug 24, 2018 6:04 AM 2
Blooms and Chat! by Calif_Sue Aug 28, 2021 10:36 AM 386
Can I whack back now? Blue Bird by Joannabanana May 14, 2013 2:44 PM 6
Mixing pruning types? by JennieinMT Oct 2, 2010 7:02 AM 10

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