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CLEMATIS, FALL

 

Clematis terniflora
(KLEM-ah-tis ter-ni-FLOR-uh) Vine

 

Perennial vine ------ Sun or shade ------ Spacing 3 - 6 inches

 


Native Clematis

 

HABIT: Vigorous semi-evergreen high climbing vine with profusion of fragrant 1¡å white flowers in the late summer.

 

CULTURE: Easy to grow in any well-drained soil. Low to moderate water and light fertilizer needs. Do not prune the first year.

 

USES: Climbing vine for fences, arbors, and decorative screens. Late summer flower color.

 

PROBLEMS: Somewhat aggressive.

 

NOTES: Correct botanical name is C. maximowicziana. Also called sweet autumn clematis. Native to Japan. C. x jackmanii also does pretty well here in filtered light. Scarlet clematis (C. texensis) is native and has small unusual red flowers.

 

 

 

 

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