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Clematis viticella 'Alba Luxurians'


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Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Botanical Name: Clematis viticella 'Alba Luxurians' KLEM-ah-tis vih-tih-SELL-ah Synonyms: C. 'Alba Luxurians' Genus: Clematis
'Alba Luxurians' is a very tough, late-flowering climber with small flowers that open from midsummer to late autumn. White blossoms are sometimes faintly tinged with mauve when young, and are open, bell-shaped, single, and 2 to 3 inches across. Foliage is slightly gray-green.
Care: Grow in sun or shade. The heat may cause some of the leaves to turn brown. Grow in fertile, well-drained but moist, acidic soil with abundant organic matter. Plant with the top of the root ball 3 to 5 inches below the surface and provide strong support.
Propagation: Root softwood cuttings in spring or semi-ripe cuttings in early summer.
Problems: Wilt, powdery mildew, rust, fungal spots, and stem cankers are common. Scale insects, whiteflies, earwigs, and aphids can occur.
Height 10 ft. to 15 ft.
Spread 3 ft. to 6 ft.
Growth Habit Runs
Light Full Sun to Part Shade
Moisture Medium Moisture
Maintenance Moderate
Characteristics Showy Flowers; Showy Seed Heads
Bloom Time Early Fall; Fall; Late Summer; Summer
Flower Color Pink Flower; White Flower
Uses Trellis
Seasonal Interest Summer Interest, Fall Interest
Type Vines

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