White Flowering Clematis

Clematis lanuginosa 'Candida'

SKU
02728
A free-flowering vine treasured for its stunning, huge, pure white blooms with light yellow stamens. The brilliant blooms and compact habit are ideal for containers, patios, and smaller gardens, or in borders, allowed to naturally climb through small shrubs. Deciduous.
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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical PronunciationKLEM-a-tus la-nu-ji-NO-suh KAN-di-da
LoreClematis breeding began in France due to the first early Asian hybrids arriving there from Jesuit missionaries stationed in China before any other westerners entered the country.
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 6 to 9 ft. tall, with support.
Bloom TimeLate spring often repeating in fall.
Design IdeasA great vine for training onto fences both rail and picket. Espalier onto wall treillage whether casual willow twig or upscale metal. Drape over low walls like a white waterfall of blooms. Also popular for draping off the edge of a retaining wall or training into old dead trees and shrubs as a rambling groundcover in the cottage or country garden. Train onto narrow post of porch or patio cover to create a vertical column of snow white.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitClimbing
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Espalier, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsFruit Tree & Vine
Special FeatureEasy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsJapanese Maple (Acer); Climbing Rose (Rosa); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Butterfly Bush (Buddleja)

Thrives in well-drained, lightly alkaline soil, with roots sheltered and top growth in the sun. Mulch to conserve moisture. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system; reduce frequency once established. Feed regularly beginning in spring. Prune spent flowers to promote repeat bloom. Provide trellis or arbor support.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

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