Clematis (Clematis alpina) in the Clematis Database

Data specific to Clematis (Edit)
Country of Origin: Central and Southern Europe
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: Atragene
Typical Plant Size: Typically 10 to 15 feet
Pruning Group: Group 1 - Spring flowering, no pruning
Bloom Diameter: Very Small - 2 inches or smaller (<5 cm)
Bloom Color (Tepals): Light to Lavender Blue hue
Bloom Shape: Single
Preferred Light: Tolerates full shade
Tolerates partial shade
Tolerates full sun
Additional Information: Very attractive seedheads
Recommendations: Good choice for beginners (easy to grow)
Good choice for very cold climates

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Vine
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 2 -45.6 °C (-50 °F) to -42.8 °C (-45°F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Blooms on new wood
Flower Color: Blue
Flower Time: Spring
Wildlife Attractant: Bees

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All About ClematisAll About Clematis
February 21, 2012

Despite what you may have heard about growing clematis, these beautiful plants are quite easy to grow. There are many variables to take into consideration when selecting the perfect plant for your location.

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Location: my garden, Gent, BelgiumDate: 4th April 2011
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Location: West Tatra MountainsCredit Jerzy Opiola
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Location: My garden, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; zone 3.Date: 2011-07-28 In seed.
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Clematis alpina Prof. Dr. Otto Wilhelm Thomé Flora von Deutschla
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Location: CZDate: 2013-05-06Credit I.Sacek senior
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Location: CZDate: 2013-05-06Credit I.Sacek senior
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Date: 2005-06-22Credit Geremetta Moreno
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Date: 2014-05-01Credit AnRo0002
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Location: cultivarCredit Simone
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Date: 2005-07-15Credit Tigerente
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Date: 2008-06-18Credit Enrico Blasutto
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Date: 2012-07-05Credit Hedwig Storch
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Date: 2012-07-05Credit Hedwig Storch
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Date: 2013-06-26Credit Steinsplitter
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Comments:
Posted by Mindy03 (Delta KY) on Apr 9, 2012 4:07 PM

Honey bees get pollen from this plant.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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clematis alpina 'Christopher' by mdean154 Mar 26, 2018 7:20 PM 2
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