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Clematis pitcheri 'Pottawatomie'
@ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Clematis pitcheri 'Pottawatomie'

Pottawatomie Pitcher's Leatherflower

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Item #: 11081

Zones: 5a to 9b

Dormancy: Winter

Height: 144" tall

Culture: Part Sun to Light Shade

Origin: United States

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?

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Clematis pitcheri 'Pottawatomie' is a seed strain from the Kansas county of the same name (famed for the Civil War era Pottawatomie Massacre), shared by plantsman extraordinaire Aaron Floden. Clematis pitcheri 'Pottawatomie' makes a 12' tall vine with wiry brown stems. Two pendent purple bells emerge from each leaf axil, along with a leafy tendril that helps keep it attached to a fence or other support. For us, Clematis pitcheri 'Pottawatomie' begins flowering in early June...very easy and quite drought tolerant once established.

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