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Clematis Flammula Group

Origin: Selections or hybrids from plants belonging to the botanical Subgenus Flammula, for at least one parent, from cultivated species like Clematis flammula, Clematis mandshurica, Clematis recta and Clematis terniflora, etc.
Habit: Either erect or climbing, deciduous.
Leaf: Ternate or pinnate, rather leathery, petioled. Leaflets simple, ternate or pinnate, margin usually entire or cleft.
Inflorescence: A many flowered axillary and terminal dichasial cyme. Usually the plants flower on fully grown shoots with the terminal flower first. Also the axillary cymes flower with the terminal flower first.
Bracts: Present, leaflike but less divided to simple.
Flower: Bisexual, upright, rather small, usually fragrant, bud upright or slightly bending over.
Tepals: 4 or sometimes 5 or 6, white, white with purple or violet-blue.
Stamens: Glabrous, rarely some tepal-like staminodes.
Flowering time: Late spring into early autumn.
Seed tail: Plumose, seedhead not persistant.
Zone: 6-11 (EU & USDA zones).
Hard pruning.
Planting depth: About 2.5 cm deeper as in the pot, so slightly deeper.
Roots: Fleshy.
Leaves in seedlings: Opposite.

Flammula Group
Flammula Group

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

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