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Clematis, Alpine, Atragene Clematis, Small-flowered Clematis 'Stolwijk Gold'

Clematis alpina

Family: Ranunculaceae (ra-nun-kew-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Clematis (KLEM-uh-tiss) (Info)
Species: alpina (AL-pin-a) (Info)
Cultivar: Stolwijk Gold
Hybridized by Stolwijk
Registered or introduced: 2001
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36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)


24-36 in. (60-90 cm)


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)

Bloom Color:


Flower Fragrance:

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Bloom Diameter:

Small - less than 2 inches (5 cm)

Medium - 2 to 5 inches (5 to 12 cm)

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

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Pruning Groups:

Group 1 - Spring bloomers; no pruning

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

Calistoga, California

Ida Grove, Iowa

Louisville, Kentucky

Whiting, New Jersey

Chiloquin, Oregon

Portland, Oregon

Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania

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Gardeners' Notes:


On May 9, 2013, lemurianne from Ida Grove, IA (Zone 5a) wrote:

I ordered this from Avant Gardens last year and never did put it in the ground. We never had a spring -- the weather turned hot in February and bone dry in June and I was afraid I'd lose this gorgeous little thing if I dared put it in its permanent location. So I kept it in it's pot in dappled shade on the north side of my house all of last year and this past winter. It has weathered extreme heat, drought and a cold, cold winter with no snowcover in zone 5a just sitting in it's little pot on the ground! I was so pleasantly surprised last month to see it coming to life, still sitting there in it's little pot amongst so many other perennials that didn't get planted and didn't make it through the winter. The chartreuse foliage is so brilliant and delicate and beautiful, if it never bloom... read more