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Clematis Cirrhosa Group

Origin: Cultivars are derived from species belonging to the botanical Section Cheiropsis, like Clematis cirrhosa and Clematis napaulensis, for at least one parent.
Habit: More or less evergreen climbing.
Leaf: Simple, ternate or pinnate, herbaceous, petioled, usually evergreen in winter and deciduous in summer.Leaflet simple or ternate, margin entire or lobed to cleft.
Inflorescence: A solitary flower. On young shoots from the base upwards.
Bracts: Present, usually connate.
Flower: Bisexual, hanging downwards, 3-8 cm across, campanulate, bud hanging downwards. (For easy understanding the terms the downwards hanging of the flower and flower bud is also called nodding.)
Tepals: 4, white, cream, cream speckled purple or yellow or purple.
Stamens: Glabrous.
Flowering time: Late autumn and winter into early spring.
Seed tail: Plumose, seedhead not persistant.
Zone: 9-11 (EU & USDA zones).
Light pruning.
Planting depth: Same level as in the pot, do not plant deeply.
Roots: Fibrous.
Leaves in seedlings: Alternate.

Cirrhosa Group
Cirrhosa Group

ref: Wim Snoeijer (2008) Clematis Cultivar Group Classification with Identifying Key and Diagrams.

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