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Clematis crispa /Swamp Leather-Flower

Clematis crispa  / Clematis crispa
A white native species
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A white native species

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Scientific Name: Clematis crispa
Common Name: Swamp Leather-Flower
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 8-10 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: White
Light Exposure: Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Yes
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Comments: This native of the south eastern part of US will grow in relatively moist soils. Slightly fragrant flowers are present from spring into fall and may be blue, pink, lavender, white or two-toned. Flowers are most often have a blue to lavender color tone. Flowers tend to be quite sparse. Does not have the aggressive vinelike growth that is found in many members of this genus.