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Clematis spp.

Virgins Bower

Leather Flower, Vase Vine
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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Clematis spp.
Principal Common Name Virgins Bower
Common Name(s) Leather Flower, Vase Vine
Synonym
Description Over 200 species of perennial herbs or woody climbing vines with usually flat broad flowers, many ornamental.
General Comments In hot climates, plant in bright shade to help hold flower color. Keep roots in shade to keep them cool, even if plant is in full sun.
Origin
Nativity Northern Temperate Zone
Height Range 3 - 35 FT
Spread Range 0 - 0
Flower Showy N
Warning
Sunset Zones 1 : 2 : 3 : 4 : 5 : 6 : 7 : 8 : 9 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones 4a : 4b : 5a : 5b : 6a : 6b : 7a : 7b : 8a : 8b : 9a : 9b : 10a : 10b : 11
Leaf Color Dark Green
Leaf Texture Compound : Narrow : Pointed
Form Vine
Flower Color Blue : Blue & White : Pink : Purple : Red : White
Flower Time Summer
Months
Ease of Growing Average
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun) : Partial Shade
Soil Preferences Loose : Moist : Rich : Well-drained
Watering Preferences Medium
Outstanding Features Flower

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