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Clematis montana rubens Pink-A-Boo 'MonSichuan'
Common Name: Anemone Clematis Family: Ranunculaceae (The Buttercup Family)

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Despite its cute but questionable name this is a superb addition to the world of clematis by Dan Hinkley. It has thick, almost succulent, deep plum-purple foliage on vigorous stems to 20 feet. In early spring it is smothered by thousands of white flowers blushed with pink. Use it as a groundcover, on a large trellis or grow it up medium-sized trees for a wall of spring colour. The foliage will be darkest in full sun though all Clematis montana will grow well down to part shade.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia - China and Japan
Native Habitat:
Woodland, mixed or deciduous, shrubberies, or in more open places over bushes or rocks and stream margins.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourPink 
TypeVine  Secondary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream 
Height15-25'  Bloom TimeSpring 
Spread3-5'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureFull - Part Sun Full - Part Shade Loves Sun Sun Part Sun Part Shade  Foliage ColourBurgundy/Red/Purple 
Soil MoistureAverage  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone6-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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