Clematis cirrhosa var. balearica
KLEM-a-tis ki-RO-sa ba-lee-AH-ri-ka
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon:
- Evergreen vine, vigorous, 12-15 ft (3.5-4.5 m) tall. Leaves glossy bronze-tinted, deeply cut. Flowers creamy-white, speckled inside with reddish-maroon, fragrant; winter blooming, in western Oregon from November to February.
- Sun, well-drained soil
- Hardy to USDA Zone 7 Native to Balearic Islands and Corsica.
- cirrhosa: having tendrels; the leaf stalks act as a tendrils. balearica: of the Balearic Islands of the Mediterranean.