Vines

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  • Clematis integrifolia Z 3-7

    Summer, real true blue and sometimes white, pendant flowers measuring 2" across

    $13.95/bareroot

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    Summer into fall, real true blue and sometimes white,  pendant flowers measuring 2″ across.

    Size: 24" x 24"
    Care: Sun to part shade well-drained soil. Prune to near ground in early spring.
    Native: Central Europe

    The genus Clematis was named by Dioscordes, physician in Nero’s army, from “klema” meaning climbing plant.  It’s not really a vine, it only gets 2′ tall, maybe 3′ and it doesn’t climb, but you can prop it up with a trellis or let it trail for a groundcover.  But it’s a Clematis and one of the best – blue most of the summer into fall & you can’t beat that. This species collected in Hungary by 1573.  English herbalist Gerard grew this plant by the late 1590’s.

  • Clematis recta ‘Purpurea’ Ground clematis, Flammula clematis POISONOUS Z 3-9

    Fragrant star-shaped white blooms May-July on attractive purple foliage, fading to green by mid-summer.

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    $18.95/bareroot

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    Fragrant star-shaped white blooms May-July on attractive purple foliage, fading to green by mid-summer. Can be trained to climb or left as a groundcover. Handling plant may cause contact dermatitis or allergic reaction

    Size: 3-5' x 2-4'
    Care: sun to part shade with moist well-drained soil. Pinch back buds to maintain purple foliage longer-when plant blooms foliage fades to green.
    Native: Eastern, southern and central Europe.
    Wildlife Value: attracts hummingbirds, butterflies & bees; Deer and Black Walnut tolerant

    Recommended for its purple foliage in The Gardens of Gertrude Jekyll.

  • Clematis stans Japanese clematis Z 4-8

    soulful blue starry nodding bells

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    Fragrant, smelling of sweet violets, soulful blue starry nodding bells with petals that flip up at the ends (recurved) Blooms August – September.  Ships only in  spring

    Size: 30" x 24"
    Care: sun to part shade in moist well-drained soil
    Native: Japan

    Stans means “upright” as this is a bush, rather than a vine. (OK, we’ve put this in the vine category and it’s not a vine.  But most people think of Clematis as vines and we didn’t want you to miss it.) In Japan called “Kusa-botan.” Collected by Ernest Henry ‘Chinese’ Wilson before 1910.

  • Clematis tangutica Russian virgin bower Z 4-9

    Small yellow flowers bloom for months

    $14.95/bareroot

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    Small yellow flowers bloom for months, from July to September, then turn into ornamental spidery seed heads.

    Size: 15-20’ x 6-10’
    Care: Sun - part shade in moist well-drained to well-drained soil. Prune close to the ground in spring.
    Native: NW China and Turkestan

    The genus Clematis was named by Dioscordes, physician in Nero’s army, from klema meaning “climbing plant.”  Sixteenth century English herbalist John Gerard called Clematis “traveler’s joy” because of the joy given to travelers by the beauty of the flowers.  This species, C. tangutica introduced to western cultivation in 1898 when it was sent to Kew Gardens from St. Petersburg, Russia, after its discovery in Tibet.

    **LISTED AS OUT OF STOCK BECAUSE WE DO NOT SHIP THIS ITEM.  IT IS AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE AT OUR RETAIL LOCATION.