3 years to reach maturity
This plant has no fragrance
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Downy Clematis Overview
Clematis macropetala is an attractive deciduous species from the Ranunculaceae family. It has a robust and climbing growth habit, producing divided foliage with serrated edges. Nodding flowers are produced singly, they are violet-blue to pale blue in colour and they have 4 long,. lance-shaped petals measuring around 3-4.5cm in length. They have long petal-like blue-cream stamens in the centre, so appear semi-double in structure. Flowers appear from spring to late summer. Leading onto attractive seedheads, which may be kept for extra garden interest.
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Other uses of Downy Clematis
Through trees, banks and specimen. Spring/Summer interest.