CLEMATIS viticella

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CLEMATIS viticella

Italian Leather Flower
Select Item No. CA571

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One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.



Plant Description

Article Type: (pure seed)
Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Ranunculaceae
Origin: Southern Europe, sporadically Central Europe: mountain regions, forest margins, open woodland.
Special Features: Fragrant, vital plant growth. Easy care, robust and hardy. Largely free of fungal diseases. Very good climber with rich bloom in summer.
Historical: Introduced as a medicinal plant in England by Hugh Morgan mid-16th century.
 
Basic Colour: (violet)
Flower Colour: violet-purple
Natural Flowering Period: June - August
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z5 - Z9
Foliage: bipinnate, petiolated, ovate to lanceolate, medium green
Growth Habit: climbing / vigorous / shrubby
Height with Flowers: 200 cm
Spacing between Plants: 100 cm
Soil Requirements: average
Location:
Characteristics: decorative fruit / toxic plant
Grams per 1000 seeds: 23.25581 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
43
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
50 Gram
Sowing Direction:

(6) These seeds germinate extremely late, sometimes it takes one year or longer before germination starts. To best utilize space and avoid drying out, this seed must be “stratified” (placed in layers of wet sand – alternately a thin layer of seeds and a layer of well-moistened sand, etc.). The stratification boxes have to be kept in the shade to benefit from weather effects – especially winter. A fine wire mesh will protect them from mice and birds. Nurseries have found that concrete boxes are useful for large amounts of seed. In spring frequently check to see if germination has begun. When germination has started, the seeds must be sown immediately in the prepared bed with the moist sand.

Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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