Species Clematis
Clematis australis

Family: Ranunculaceae (ra-nun-kew-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Clematis (KLEM-uh-tiss) (Info)
Species: australis (aw-STRAL-iss) (Info)
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Group:

Evergreen (incl. Rockery)

Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:

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 Yellow

Cream/Tan

Flower Fragrance:

Slightly Fragrant

Bloom Shape:

Single

Bell

Nodding

Bloom Diameter:

Small - less than 2 inches (5 cm)

Bloom Time:

Late Winter/Early Spring

Mid Spring

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Other details:

Flowers are fragrant

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Suitable for growing in containers

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Pruning Groups:

Group 1 - Spring bloomers; no pruning

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

From softwood cuttings

From semi-hardwood cuttings

From hardwood cuttings

From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall

From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse

From seed; stratify if sowing indoors

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Jul 1, 2003, kennedyh from Churchill, Victoria
Australia (Zone 10a) wrote:

I don't know much about this plant, but that it grows in sub-alpine regions of the South Island of New Zealand. On our New Zealand holiday we stopped on Arthur's Pass, when crossing the island and found a delightful little nature trail, with a wealth of alpine flora, which included this beautiful little Clematis.