Clematis montana var. rubens
Common name: 
Pink Anemone Clematis
Pronunciation: 
KLEM-a-tis mon-TAN-a ru-BENZ
Family: 
Ranunculaceae
Genus: 
Type: 
Broadleaf
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Deciduous vine or ground cover, 20 ft (6 m), vigorous. Leaves opposite, compound, trifoliate, 3-10 cm, leaflets short stalked, purplish, especially in spring, later becoming bronze green. Abundant flowers with 4 rosy red to pink red colored sepals (rubens = red), 5-6.5 cm diam.
  • Sun to part shade, prefers will drained soil.  Prune after flowering to rejuvenate.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 5      The species (C. montana), has white flowers and is native to the Himalayas and central and western China.  Several cultivars of the rubens form are available.
  • clematis: Greek name for a climbing plant.  montana: of the mountains.
  • Corvallis: 2725 Arnold Way.
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  • plant habit, at and after flowering (Clematis montana)

    plant habit, at and after flowering (Clematis montana)

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    plant habit, flowering

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    flowers

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    flower

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    leaves and flower buds