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flammula var maritima

Valencia University Botanical Garden, in Spain, has a clematis with this label. The International Clematis Registrar writes "C. flammula var. maritima is said to be a variety that is adapted to growing on sand-dunes around the Mediterranean. It is not recognised in Flora Europaea and I do not know how (if at all) it differs morphologically from C. flammula itself. When I compiled the Register I found no records of it being cultivated. But I suspect it should be treated as a synonym of C. flammula - unless some other distinguishing character can be found."

Small, scented, pure white or creamy, star-shaped flowers borne in large clumps. Pale yellow or cream anthers.

Fragrant: Yes
Approximate height: 3.0 - 5.0 metres
Flowering period(s): Jul Aug Sep Oct
Aspect: Full sun
Country of origin: Mediterranean coasts
Parentage: Species
Other name(s): None known