Clematis tangutica
Common name: 
Golden Clematis
Pronunciation: 
kle-MA-tis ( or KLEM-a-tis) tan-GU-ti-ka
Family: 
Ranunculaceae
Genus: 
Type: 
Broadleaf
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Deciduous vine, growing to 10-15 ft (3-4.5 m).  Leaves opposite, pinnate or bipinnate compound, 3 leaflets, leaflets 3-8 cm long, serrate with spreading teeth, sometimes 2-3-lobed, bright green.  Flowers bright yellow, lantern-like, 4-5 cm long, usually solitary on long stalks (8-15 cm long); blooms in summer into fall.  Fruit a silvery, mop-headed seed cluster, about 6 cm across.
  • Sun to part shade.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 5     Native to Mongolia and northwestern China.
  • Silverton, Oregon: The Oregon Garden.
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    plant habit, flowering

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    fruit, spring