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Early Large-flowered Clematis
Clematis 'Patricia Ann Fretwell'

Family: Ranunculaceae (ra-nun-kew-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Clematis (KLEM-uh-tiss) (Info)
Cultivar: Patricia Ann Fretwell
Additional cultivar information:(aka Pafar)
Hybridized by Fretwell
Registered or introduced: 1994
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Group:

Early Large-flowered

Height:

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)

USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Bloom Color:

Pale Pink

Rose/Mauve

Violet/Lavender

Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Bloom Shape:

Single

Double

Bloom Diameter:

Large - 5 to 8 inches (12 to 20 cm)

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Pruning Groups:

Group 2 - Repeat bloomers; prune immediately after flowering

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

By serpentine layering

By stooling or mound layering

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Capistrano Beach, California

Richmond Hill, Georgia

Mesilla Park, New Mexico

Southold, New York

Easton, Pennsylvania

Austin, Texas

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Gardeners' Notes:

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On Nov 24, 2006, Shirley1md from Ellicott City, MD (Zone 7a) wrote:

A beautiful large double Clematis who's outer tepals are reddish pink and fade to pale pink at the edges. The inner tepals are pale pink with a narrow deep pink stripe. Creamy white stamen compliment this gorgeous flower.