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Clematis fremontii

Fremont's Leather Flower

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Clematis fremontii (Fremont's Leather Flower)

A non-climbing clematis with erect stems formning a dense clump once plants are established. The handsome, leathery green fliage is topped with purple to white, bell-shaped flowers from May to June followed by attractive seed heads.

Additional Information:


Height
12-18 Inches

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Spread
8-18 Inches

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Bloom/Seasonal Color
Purple


USDA Hardiness Zone 4-7

Home Owner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Good Companions
Rose Verbena (Glandularia canadensis), Purple Beard Tongue (Penstemon cobaea), Shining Blue Star (Amsonia illustris), White Wild Indigo (Baptisia alba (leucantha)), Blue Wild Indigo (Baptisia australis)

Characteristics & Attributes

Season of Interest

Mid (May-June)

Soil Moisture

Moderate
Average

Sun Exposure

Full Sun

USFS MO Ecological Map