These same leaves were once thought to cure leprosy aside from being food for caterpillars. The 7.5cm (3in) pure white blooms, opening in March and April, can almost completely obscure the fresh green foliage and as a specimen in a large container it’s unbeatable. Pruning Group 3. Suitable for container planting although as they have a deep root system, a good deep pot is required. Reijerskoop 148 2771 BT Boskoop Fax : 0172 217 788 design and realization: InterforceInterforce Clematis x cartmanii 'Avalanche' is a valuable evergreen clematis, derived from two New Zealand species, and has the largest flowers in its group. To accomplish this a ground cover may be planted around the base of the plant. About White clematis. The genus name Clematis [pronunciation note 1] is from Ancient Greek clématis, ("a climbing plant") from κλῆμα klema – 'twig, sprout, tendril'. Scientific name: Clematis paniculata Maori name: puawananga Other names: Piki-kai-arero, New Zealand clematis. The name comes from the Greek word klematis which means vine but some species are grown as shrubs.Its common name “old man’s beard” refers to its long feathery seed heads. Names: This species is also known as Western White Virgin’s Bower, Creek Clematis, Creekside Virgin’s Bower, Deciduous Traveler’s-joy, Old-man’s Beard, Pipestems, Peppervine, or Yerba de Chiva (Goatbeard plant). Vine or creeper - native to the Wellington Region Suits: damp, shade, partial shade, sunny, shelter, coastal forest garden, coastal and dune garden, small garden or balcony, wetlands and water features. ‘Etoile Violette’ grows to 4m. Refine Search. Over 250 species and cultivars are known, often named for their originators or particular characteristics. Greenish-white, double blooms of clematis ‘Alba Plena’ 4 Clematis ‘Etoile Violette’ With an abundance of rich, deep purple flowers throughout summer, ‘Etoile Violette’ is ideal for growing through an evergreen or spring-flowering shrub. Elegant, Clematis 'Asagasumi' is a moderately vigorous large-flowered clematis variety with luminous, pearly white flowers, 5-6 in. See more ideas about clematis, clematis vine, clematis varieties. For best results, grow it against a bright background. A layer of mulch is also beneficial to help keep the roots cool. Bridal Veil . Clematis flowers have 300 species and belong to the Ranunculaceae family. across (12-15 cm), adorned with a pale pink bar at the center of their sepals and prominent yellow anthers. The genus is composed of mostly vigorous, woody, climbing vines / lianas. Botany. “Klema” comes from a Greek word meaning twig or branch. Ligusticifolia refers to its Lovage or Licorice-leaf (Ligusticum)-like leaves. Clematis vines prefer a sunny position, with at least six hours of sun and like the soil to remain cool. Apr 15, 2018 - Explore Cathy Consiglio's board "clematis varieties" on Pinterest. 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