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PlantFiles: Clematis
Clematis 'Heather Herschell'

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Family: Ranunculaceae (ra-nun-kew-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Clematis (KLEM-uh-tiss) (Info)
Cultivar: Heather Herschell

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Group:
Herbaceous

Height:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

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:
Pink

Flower Fragrance:
No fragrance

Bloom Shape:
Nodding

Bloom Diameter:
Medium - 2 to 5 inches (5 to 12 cm)

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Other details:
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings
Suitable for growing in containers

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Pruning Groups:
Group 2 - Repeat bloomers; prune immediately after flowering

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By simple layering
By serpentine layering

Seed Collecting:
Seed does not store well; sow as soon as possible

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1 positive
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Shirley1md On Mar 2, 2006, Shirley1md from Ellicott City, MD (Zone 7a) wrote:

A non-clinging herbaceous vine with beautiful pink nodding flowers. Cut back to 4-6" above the ground in early Spring. Fertilize with a slow release fertilizer every April.

Regional...

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

Ellicott City, Maryland



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