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Clematis virginiana

Small flowers opening greenish but maturing to white or creamy-white. Filaments at first green, later white. A vigorous species introduced into the UK from eastern U.S.A. in 1767.

Approximate height: infodot5.0 - 7.0 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotJun Jul Aug Sep Oct
Aspect:Sun or semi-shade
Pruning:Hard prune (Group 3)
Country of origin:USA
Parentage: infodotSpecies
Other name(s):American Virgin's Bower; bracteata; cordata; dioica subsp virginiana; pennsylvanica; virginiana var bracteata; devil's darning-needle
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 1.2-3.2cm
Tepals: 4 (-5); 0.6-1.5cm long, 0.3-0.5cm wide, elliptic to spathulate

Database entry: 557