White Clematis
Clematis ligusticifolia

Family: Ranunculaceae (ra-nun-kew-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Clematis (KLEM-uh-tiss) (Info)
Species: ligusticifolia (lig-us-tik-ih-FOH-lee-a) (Info)
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Group:

Evergreen (incl. Rockery)

Height:

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:

Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:

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)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Flower Fragrance:

Very Fragrant

Bloom Shape:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Diameter:

Small - less than 2 inches (5 cm)

Bloom Time:

Late Winter/Early Spring

Mid Spring

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Pruning Groups:

Group 3 - Summer/Fall bloomers; prune hard in early spring

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

From softwood cuttings

From hardwood cuttings

By simple layering

Seed Collecting:

Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Regional

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

Flagstaff, Arizona

Castro Valley, California

Malibu, California

Richmond, California

Prospect, Kentucky

La Crescent, Minnesota

Corvallis, Montana

Canton, Ohio

Tahlequah, Oklahoma

Cunningham, Washington

Lind, Washington

Pullman, Washington

Madison, Wisconsin

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Gardeners' Notes:

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On Nov 5, 2004, RedMolly from La Crescent, MN wrote:

grown in south MN (zone 3 a/b), late bloomer (Sept-Oct), gorgeous little white star-shaped flowers. grows vigorously. I'm thrilled with this one!