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Clematis Forsteri Group

Origin: Cultivars are derived from species endemic in Australia and New Zealand.
Habit: Either climbing or shrubby, evergreen.
Leaf: Simple, ternate, pinnate, rather leathery, petioled. Leaflets simple to biternate, margin entire or lobed to cleft.
Inflorescence: A solitary flower or a few to many flowered dichasial cyme. On young shoots from the base upwards. Within the inflorescence terminal flower first.
Bracts: Present, leaflike but less divided to simple.
Flower: Unisexual (male and female flowers on different plants), campanulate to spreading, upright to horizontal or nodding, 2-10 cm across, bud sometimes upright or horizontal but usually nodding.
Tepals: 4-8, green, white or yellow.
Stamens: Filaments glabrous.
Flowering time: Late winter or early spring.
Seed tail: Plumose, seedhead not persistant.
Zone: 8-11 (EU & USDA zones).
Light pruning.
Planting depth: Same level as in the pot, do not plant deeply.
Roots: Fleshy.
Leaves in seedlings: Opposite.

Forsteri Group
Forsteri Group

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

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