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Clematis
Clematis 'Victoria'

Family: Ranunculaceae (ra-nun-kew-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Clematis (KLEM-uh-tiss) (Info)
Cultivar: Victoria
Hybridized by Cripps & Son, England
Registered or introduced: 1867
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Group:

Late Large-flowered

Height:

10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

Spacing:

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

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)

Bloom Color:

Rose/Mauve

Violet/Lavender

Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Bloom Shape:

Single

Nodding

Bloom Diameter:

Large - 5 to 8 inches (12 to 20 cm)

Bloom Time:

Late Summer/Early Fall

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Other details:

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

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Pruning Groups:

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

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From leaf cuttings

From seed; stratify if sowing indoors

By serpentine layering

Seed Collecting:

Collect seedhead/pod when flowers fade; allow to dry

Regional

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

Ellicott City, Maryland

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Jan 3, 2005, mystic from Ewing, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

Awarded RHS First Class Certificate and The Royal Horticultural Society, Award of Garden Merit (AGM).

Positive

On Sep 19, 2004, Shirley1md from Ellicott City, MD (Zone 7a) wrote:

This is a lovely rosey/lavender colored Clematis that was developed in 1867 by Cripps. In the sun, the central bars are more pronounced. Of course like any Clematis, it takes 3 full years before it takes off and starts growing & flowering like crazy! I've even got a 2nd flush of color in mid-late September! Mine is growing up the post of our two-story deck (in shade most of the day).