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Clematis recta var. purpurea

Clematis recta var. purpurea
ground clematis
Clematis recta var. purpurea

Common name ground clematis
Family ranunculaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z3-9)
Flowers white (May-July)
Size 2-4'
Light sun
Cultural notes prefers moist soil

Sprawler with lots of small fragrant single white flowers. The purpurea variety sports maroon-colored leaves, as shown in the picture of the one-year-old and four-year-old plants on this page.

ground clematis
Clematis recta var. purpurea

We left this plant behind in our Pennsylvania garden (and wish it well); we don't grow it in Houston.

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed for var. purpurea from '06 trade. Baggy 70F (5w; 30%G, 24-29d) - 35F (5w) - 70F (6w; no further G). Of three seeds that germinated, only one developed. Rest to pot outside; germination noted in autumn; 14 seedlings by 4/20/08
  2. Jelitto '08 sd. Baggy 70F (4w) - 35F (12w) - 70F (4w). To pot outside 4/16/10; G noted 4/16/10

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