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Clematis pitcheri

Small urn-shaped nodding flowers. Deep pinkish-red on the outside, the tips rolling back to expose the rich, deep red of the inside of the tepals. A charming species introduced from western U.S.A. in 1878.

Approximate height: infodot2.0 - 2.5 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotJul Aug Sep
Aspect:Sun or semi-shade
Pruning:Hard prune (Group 3)
Country of origin:USA
Parentage: infodotSpecies
Other name(s):coloradensis; p var leiostylis; p var lasiostylis; sargentii; viorna subsp reticulata var..; simsii; s subsp pitcheri etc; s var normalis etc; Pitcher's leather flower

Database entry: 378