solitary clematis

Clematis integrifolia (solitary clematis) is a perennial native to Eurasia, with a name from the Greek word klematis, meaning brushwood or broken branches.

It will bloom best in full sun but will tolerate partial shade. C. integrifolia attracts pollinators and most commonly has blue flowers that are urn shaped. After flowering fluffy seed heads will emerge in autumn.

Botanical Name Clematis integrifolia
Common Name solitary clematis
Family Ranunculaceae
USDA Zone 3 thru 7
Light Requirement Full Sun to Part Shade
Season(s) of interest spring, summer, fall
Height and Spread 1.5-3ft x 2-3ft (45-90cm x 60-90cm)
Flower Color Blue
Attracts Wildlife Attracts Pollinators, Rarely Browsed by Mammalian Herbivores
Additional Information Not Native to the US Midwest. Native to Europe and Asia
Location in Lurie Garden Southwest Light Plate​


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