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Clematis afoliata

Small nodding greenish-yellow to white flowers with cream stamens. Male and female flowers are borne on different plants. Introduced from New Zealand in 1908, this species has no true leaves and for this reason is often called the rush-stemmed clematis. RHS Award of Merit in 1915.

Approximate height: infodot2.0 - 2.5 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotMay Jun (Mar Apr under glass)
USDA zones: infodot8 9
Pruning:No pruning (Group 1)
Country of origin:New Zealand
Parentage: infodotSpecies
Other name(s):aphylla; 'Rush-stemmed clematis'
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 1.5-2cm
Tepals: 4 (-6); male (1-) 1.5-2.5 (-3.5)cm long, 0.5-1cm wide, female smaller, ovate-oblong to lanceolate

Database entry: 5