Scientific Name: Clematis alpina Form: Climbing
Common Name:alpine clematisTexture:Medium - fine
Family Name:RanunculaceaeHabit: Arching, Spreading
Plant Type: Vine or climber Mature Size (ht. X w.):2 - 3m x 1.0 - 1.5m
Origin: Europe Hardiness Zone:Zone 6: (-23 to -18 C)
Leaves: Compound, Opposite, Soft flexible, Glabrous, Digitate (palmate), Ovate, Dentate
Flowers: Flowers solitary, (Floriferous), Violet, Apr- May
Fruit: Achene, Aggregate fruit, White, Dark-red, Jun- Jul
Exposure: Full sun only if soil kept moist, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained, Humus rich
Landscape Uses: Espalier, Screening, Spring interest
Key ID Features:Climbing deciduous vine; leaves are compound with 3-5 leaflets; flowers with 4 or 8 petal-like violet sepals in spring.