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PlantFiles: Clematis, Alpine Clematis
Clematis alpina 'Pink Flamingo'

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Family: Ranunculaceae (ra-nun-kew-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Clematis (KLEM-uh-tiss) (Info)
Species: alpina (AL-pin-a) (Info)
Cultivar: Pink Flamingo
Hybridized by E. Jones; Year of Registration or Introduction: early 1990s

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Group:
Atragene

Height:
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Spacing:
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Hardiness:
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)

Bloom Color:
Pale Pink

Flower Fragrance:
No fragrance

Bloom Shape:
Bell
Nodding

Bloom Diameter:
Small - less than 2 inches (5 cm)

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

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

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

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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral mystic On Sep 10, 2006, mystic from Ewing, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

Received The Royal Horticultural Society, Award of Garden Merit (AGM) in 2002.

Positive Todd_Boland On Dec 12, 2004, Todd_Boland from St. John's, NL (Zone 5b) wrote:

Another pale pink selection quite similar to 'Willy' (maybe lighter pink than this one) or 'Foxy'. Excellent plant and heavy flower producer.

Regional...

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

, Manitoba
Portland, Oregon
Inglewood-finn Hill, Washington
Ellsworth, Wisconsin



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