‘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.
CareGrow 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.
PropagationRoot softwood cuttings in spring or semi-ripe cuttings in early summer.
ProblemsWilt, powdery mildew, rust, fungal spots, and stem cankers are common. Scale insects, whiteflies, earwigs, and aphids can occur.
- Genus : Clematis
- Zones : 10, 11, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
- Plant Height : 10 to 15 feet
- Plant Width : 3 to 6 feet
- Bloom Time : Early Fall, Fall, Late Summer, Summer
- Light : Full Sun to Partial Shade
- Moisture : Medium Moisture
- Maintenance : Moderate
- Flower Color : Pink, White
- Characteristics : Showy Seed Heads
- Plant Seasonal Interest : Summer Interest
- Plant Type : Vines