Avalanche Evergreen Clematis

Clematis x cartmanii 'Blaaval'

SKU
09061
A profusion of pure white flowers cover the unique deeply cut, leathery, green leaves. Excellent for trailing down banks (like an avalanche of snow when in bloom), as a groundcover or trained along a wall or fence. Evergreen.
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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical PronunciationKLEM-uh-tiss cart-MAN-ee-eye
LoreIn its homeland of New Zealand, this plants ancestor, C. marmoraria is an evergreen rock hugging crevice plant with little resemblance to the resulting cultivar.
Average Size at MaturityModerately fast growing; reaches 12 to 15 ft. tall, with support.
Bloom TimeEarly to Mid-Spring
Design IdeasA perfect flowering vine for espalier onto flat treillage in high profile locations. Perfect to mark a front door with abundant blooms. Twine up and over wood or metal arches at gates and entries. Drape over fences in narrow sideyards for a short range view of flowers from windows. Train up narrow railings and posts on stoop or porch. Unique, deeply dissected foliage and golden stamens are best appreciated up close near terrace and patio.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitClimbing
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Espalier, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Urban Garden, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsFruit Tree & Vine
Special FeatureEasy Care, Tolerates Alkaline Soil, Year-round Interest, Fast Growing
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsMaiden Grass (Miscanthus); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Japanese Maple (Acer); Butterfly Bush (Buddleja)

Thrives in enriched, well-drained soil, with roots sheltered and top growth in the sun. Mulch soil surface to conserve moisture. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system; reduce frequency once established. Apply fertilizer when new growth begins in spring. Provide trellis or arbor support.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-9

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