Clematis (Clematis tangutica 'Bill MacKenzie') in the Clematis Database

Data specific to Clematis (Edit)
Raised by: W.G. MacKenzie
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Growing Zones: 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: Tangutica
Typical Plant Size: Typically 10 to 15 feet
Pruning Group: Group 3 - Hard pruning recommended in early spring
Bloom Diameter: Small - 2 to 4 inches
Bloom Color (Tepals): Yellow hue
Center Color (Anthers): Other: beige
Bloom Shape: Bell shape
Preferred Light: Tolerates partial shade
Prefers full sun
Suitability as Cut Flower: Good cut flower (strong stem, average vase life)
Moisture Requirements: Average moisture requirements
Additional Information: Very attractive seedheads
Recommendations: Good choice for beginners (easy to grow)
Awards: Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Vine
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Plant Height: 10-15 ft.
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Cut Flower

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Comments:
Posted by threegardeners (Brockville, Ontario, Canada - Zone 5a) on Sep 29, 2011 2:15 PM

Zone 5a

This Clematis grew almost 20 feet up the television antenna the first year I had it.

Blooms off and on all summer.

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