Late, Small-flowered, Herbaceous Clematis
Clematis 'Heather Herschell'

Family: Ranunculaceae (ra-nun-kew-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Clematis (KLEM-uh-tiss) (Info)
Cultivar: Heather Herschell
Hybridized by Fretwell
Registered or introduced: 1990
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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

Regional

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

Ellicott City, Maryland

Gardeners' Notes:

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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.