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Clematis Florida Group

Origin: Cultivars are derived directly or indirectly from Clematis florida and related species as Clematis cadmia and Clematis courtoisii, for at least one parent.
Habit: Climbing, deciduous.
Leaf: Pinnate, herbaceous, petioled. Leaflets simple or ternate, margin entire or lobed.
Inflorescence: A solitary or a few flowered dichasial cyme. On young shoots starting from the base upwards. Sometimes the young shoot has a terminal flower. The peduncle is facing outwards.
Bracts: Present, leaflike but less divided to simple.
Flower: Bisexual or unisexual, open campanulate to spreading, upright, 8-12 cm across, bud upright.
Tepals: 4 6, white to purple or violet-blue.
Stamens: In unisexual flowers the stamens are changed into tepal-like staminodes.
Pistil: In unisexual flowers usually not present, in bisexual flowers club-shaped, shorter than the stamens and glabrous.
Flowering time: Late spring into autumn.
Seed tail: Not plumose, seedhead not persistant.
Zone: 6-11 (EU & USDA zones).
Light or hard pruning.
Planting depth: Same level as in the pot, do not plant deeply.
Roots: Fleshy.
Leaves in seedlings: Opposite.

Florida Group
Florida Group

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

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