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Clematis flammula var maritima

Valencia University Botanical Garden, in Spain, has a clematis with this label. The International Clematis Registrar writes "C. flammula var. maritima is said to be a variety that is adapted to growing on sand-dunes around the Mediterranean. It is not recognised in Flora Europaea and I do not know how (if at all) it differs morphologically from C. flammula itself. When I compiled the Register I found no records of it being cultivated. But I suspect it should be treated as a synonym of C. flammula - unless some other distinguishing character can be found."

Small, scented, pure white or creamy, star-shaped flowers borne in large clumps. Pale yellow or cream anthers.

  
Fragrant:Yes
Approximate height: infodot3.0 - 5.0 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotJul Aug Sep Oct
Aspect:Full sun
Country of origin:Mediterranean coasts
Parentage: infodotSpecies
Other name(s):None known
  

Database entry: 3241