Early, Large-flowered Clematis
Clematis 'Liberation'

Family: Ranunculaceae (ra-nun-kew-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Clematis (KLEM-uh-tiss) (Info)
Cultivar: Liberation
Additional cultivar information:(PP10913, aka EVIfive, Liberation)
Hybridized by Evison-Olesen
Registered or introduced: 1988
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Group:

Early Large-flowered

Height:

8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Spacing:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

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:

Rose/Mauve

Magenta (Pink-Purple)

Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Bloom Shape:

Single

Bloom Diameter:

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

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Pruning Groups:

Group 2 - Repeat bloomers; prune immediately after flowering

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From softwood cuttings

By serpentine layering

Seed Collecting:

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

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Ellicott City, Maryland

Amherst, Massachusetts

Prior Lake, Minnesota

Southold, New York

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Mar 31, 2006, Shirley1md from Ellicott City, MD (Zone 7a) wrote:

A gorgeous Clematis with pink flowers, darker pink bars & creamy colored stamen. It is named to commemorate the Liberation of the Channel Islands. This Clematis was raised by Raymond Evison (U.K.) in 1995.