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Flammula/Recta Group

Clematis recta

Clematis recta

Flammula/Recta Group

Clematis recta

Clematis recta

Color of flowers white, fragrant
Plants height 1-1.2 m
Flowers size small
Flowering month VI, VII, VIII
Aspect S, E, W
Pruning way 3 (hard)
Frost hardiness Zones 5 - 9

A species growing in the wild in Roztocze in Poland and statutorily protected in this region. A valuable perennial bearing small star-shaped fragrant white flowers in large (up to 50 cm) panicles. Some of the varieties have very attractive leaves of purple-bronze in spring, only turning to green with age. Raised stems are non-clinging, but they can lean against a support. When gown on its own, the stems scramble over the ground. Prune hard, close to the ground. It will grow in any soil as long as well drained. Grow in a sunny spot to get the best of the scent and profuse flowering.
Particularly suitable for perennial borders or for planting among trees.