Evergreen Clematis, Traveller's Joy, Old-man's Beard Clematis vitalba

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Botanical Name:

Clematis vitalba

Family:

Ranunculaceae

Genus:

Clematis

Species:

vitalba

Common Name:

Evergreen Clematis, Traveller's Joy, Old-man's Beard

Seeds Per Pound:
296,000
Quantity:
0.98 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
126
Germination:
98%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
99%
Height:
45 feet
Collection Locale:
Italy
Crop Year:
2019
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
5
In Stock: 0.98 lb
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Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: cold stratify for 60 days.
Germination: sow seed 1/16" deep, tamp the soil, lightly mulch the seed bed.
Other: can be fall sown without stratification.
In a Nutshell:
* Clematis vitalba is a climbing shrub with branched, grooved stems , deciduous leaves, and scented greeny-white flowers with fluffy underlying sepals . The many fruits formed in each inflorescence have long silky appendages which, seen together, give the characteristic appearance of Old Man's beard . more...
* Vigorous, 1" white flowers with a slight almond scent beginning in July, native to Europe.
* The boiled roots and stems are used as a cure for the itch. more...
[ edit ] Description Clematis vitalba is a climbing shrub with branched, grooved stems , deciduous leaves, and scented greeny-white flowers with fluffy underlying sepals . The many fruits formed in each inflorescence have long silky appendages which, seen together, give the characteristic appearance of Old Man's beard . The grooves along the stems of C. vitalba can easily be felt when handling the plant.The flowers of this species are eaten by the larvae of moths including The V-Pug and Double-striped Pug and the leaves by Willow Beauty .
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Physical Characteristics  Clematis vitalba is a deciduous Climber growing to 15 m (49ft) by 15 m (49ft) at a fast rate. It is hardy to zone 4. It is in flower from Jul to September, and the seeds ripen from Oct to January. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs) and are pollinated by Bees, flies. The plant prefers light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and requires well-drained soil.The plant prefers acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. and can grow in very alkaline soils. It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade.It requires moist soil.
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