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Late, Small-flowered, Herbaceous Clematis
Clematis 'Petit Faucon'

Family: Ranunculaceae (ra-nun-kew-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Clematis (KLEM-uh-tiss) (Info)
Cultivar: Petit Faucon
Additional cultivar information:(aka EVIsix, Petit Faucon)
Hybridized by Evison-Olesen
Registered or introduced: 1989
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36-48 in. (90-120 cm)


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USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)

USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)

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)

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Flower Fragrance:

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Bloom Diameter:

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

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Other details:

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


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Seed Collecting:

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


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

Wilmington, Delaware

Taylorsville, Kentucky

Galveston, Texas

Willis, Texas

South Burlington, Vermont

Maple Valley, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:


On Jun 8, 2006, ineedacupoftea from Denver, CO wrote:

Apparently, this (mostly) non-clinging and (mostly) herbaceous plant is likely a child of the parents 'Daniel Deronda' and C. integrifolia. From the prolific hybridizer Raymond Evison. (Obviously; the Evi- series.)

Also known as "Little Falcon," It's name translated from French.

The dark veins in both leaf and flower are what gets me about it.


On Jul 15, 2004, shortcm from Wilmington, DE (Zone 7b) wrote:

I grow this prostrate, although it will climb. It's well mulched, under my wisteria and a small rose bush. Invisible the first year of planting; this second year, it is less than 2 feet long, and has four branches.

It is very different, so worth keeping. Mine is more sapphire blue than purple.