Clematis SDR6151

Ranunculaceae

 

Habitat: partial shade

 

Soil: any good garden soil

 

Height: 4 m

 

Flowering: summer

 

Width: 1.0 m

           


           

Most clematis are climbers, growing through shrubs and trees, or whatever support you want to give them. There are also a few herbaceous perennials, and at least one shrub. The colourful flowers are usually followed by the heads of feathery seeds, which are also ornamental.

Clematis SDR6151 hasn't yet been identified, but we known that it is a climber, with attractive clusters of seeds with long white plumes. It came from deciduous woods at about 3700 m.
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Clematis - some other suggestions
clematis_alpina.jpg Clematis alpina is the well-known and loved species, also known as Atragene alpina, from the European Alps and beyond, where it scrambles through trees and shrubs, or through lower herbs, producing its large flowers, with four pointed, purple petals, in abundance.
clematis_alpina2.jpg Clematis alpina pink-flowered has pink flowers.
invisible.gif Clematis 'Bill Mackenzie' is a vigorous climber, with many quite small bell-shaped yellow flowers late in the season. It is thought to be a hybrid between Clematis orientalis and Clematis tangutica.
clematis_campestris.jpg Clematis campestris is a climbing species, quite widely distributed in South America, where it is often grown as an ornamental plant in gardens. The scented flowers have four white sepals, which soon drop, leaving a dramatic shock of many narrow, creamy white stamens.
invisible.gif Clematis CC5904 is a Chadwell collection from Tibet, which cames from 4000 m. There was no further information provided, so we have assumed that it is a climber, but at that altitude it would be near the tree line, so it isn't clear whether it would climb up shrubs or rocks.
invisible.gif Clematis columbiana is a climber (unlike its variant tenuiloba), with solitary violet-blue flowers.
invisible.gif Clematis hirsutissima var. scottii is one of the herbaceous species, which comes from the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. It makes clumps of stems with deep blue, bell-shaped flowers.
invisible.gif Clematis integrifolia is one of the few members of the genus Clematis that are not climbers, but are herbaceous perennials. It has bell-shaped flowers that usually are dusky blue, although white, violet, dark blue and rosy pink also occur.
invisible.gif Clematis integrifolia 'Alba' is one of the few members of the genus Clematis that are not climbers, but are herbaceous perennials. In this form the flowers are white.
invisible.gif Clematis integrifolia dark blue-flowered is one a herbaceous perennial, with bell-shaped flowers that usually are dusky blue, but in this selection are dark blue.
invisible.gif Clematis integrifolia 'Rosea' is not a climber but a herbaceous perennial, with nodding pink flowers.
invisible.gif Clematis integrifolia violet flowered is one of the few members of the genus Clematis that are not climbers, but are herbaceous perennials. In this form the flowers are violet.
invisible.gif Clematis macropetala is a very hardy species from northern China, deciduous, which draws attention with its nodding, multi-petalled flowers, pale blue to violet. Actually there are just four petals, narrow and pointed, but lots of the stamens are petal-like, and these can be the same colour as the real petals or cream.
invisible.gif Clematis recta 'Purpurea' is clump-forming and has open, 4-5-petalled white flowers. The epithet 'Purpurea' refers to the young foliage, which is deep purple or reddish bronze.
invisible.gif Clematis tibetana is a species with pale creamy yellow, bell-shaped flowers. It comes from a warm, dry area.
invisible.gif Clematis vitalba is Traveller's Joy or Old Man's Beard, a widespread and well known plant in Britain and in many places in Europe, often the first indicator of underlying limestone. It is a quick grower, and from summer onwards produces its masses of white or pale green-yellow flowers, followed by the long-lasting characteristic fluffy seeds.
invisible.gif Clematis viticella produces single, open, bell-shaped, blue or purple flowers, which are about 5 cm across, with striking pale yellow anthers. This is an older clematis, which has been around for over 400 years! It is the parent of many well-loved viticella cultivars.