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  • Clematis stans Japanese clematis Z 4-8

    soulful blue starry nodding bells

    $15.95/bareroot

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    Clematis stans    Japanese clematis   Z 4-8
    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

    $12.95/bareroot

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    Clematis tangutica    Russian virgin bower  Z 4-9
    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.

    This item may not be available for shipping. Please email bettya@heritageflowerfarm.com to check availability for purchase.

  • Clematis ternifolia syn. C. paniculata Sweet Autumn clematis Z 4-8

    Fragrant, small white blossoms smother this vigorous vine

    $14.95/bareroot

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    Clematis ternifolia  syn. C. paniculata  Sweet Autumn clematis  Z 4-8
    Fragrant, small white blossoms smother this vigorous vine in September and October.

    Size: 15-20’ x 6-10’
    Care: Sun moist well-drained soil mulched. Flowers on current year’s wood. Cut back in early spring to 6-8” above the soil.
    Native: Japan

    The genus Clematis was named by Dioscordes, physician in Nero’s army, from “klema” meaning climbing plant.  In 1877 seeds of this vine sent from Russia to the Arnold Arboretum in Boston, then distributed to nurseries throughout America.

  • Clematis texensis ‘Gravetye Beauty’ Z 5-9

    Small crimson-red bells dangle from July to September

    $16.95/bareroot

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    Clematis texensis ‘Gravetye Beauty’ Z 5-9
    Small crimson-red bells dangle from July to September

    Size: 8’ x 3’
    Care: Full sun in humusy, fertile, moist well-drained soil. Mulch around the base. Flowers on current year’s stems so cut back to 6-8” in late winter or early spring.

    The genus Clematis was named by Dioscordes, physician in Nero’s army, from klema meaning “climbing plant.” The species 1st collected by the “Father of Texas Botany” Ferdinand Lindheimer in 1830’s. Max Leichtlin of the Baden Botanic Garden sent C. texensis to Kew in 1880. French nurseryman Francisque Morel sent this selection to William Robinson. Robinson named it for his English nursery at Gravetye Manor in 1914