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Rare, native vine climbs to 15′ to 20′. Fragrant, showy, white lacy flowers in May-July attract Native Bees and Beneficial Insects such as are Wasps and Flies. They are followed by unusual seedheads that last until spring. They curly hair they puff and flatten with changes in humidity. . Closely related to the more common Clematis virginiana (Virgin’s Bower, has lacier leaves and is much more tolerant of drought, high calcium soils, and salt. Plant in average to dry circumneutral soil.. Sometimes growing in sand dunes, it is tolerant of salt wind and occasional salt flooding. Very drought tolerant. Plant in sun or shade. A thin-stemmed vine, it needs minimal support and is easy to keep in bounds. When it reaches the top of its supports, it “waterfalls down toward the ground.
Though native to AL , AR , FL , GA , KS , KY , LA , MO , MS , NC , OK , SC , TN , VA. In each state, it only occurs in a few counties, and is rare in many states. We propagated our plants from Native Populations in Beaufort, Co., SC It has been naturalized around the nursery since the mid 1990s.
We can get your plants ready within a month of your order.
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