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Clematis armandii

Scented, white or cream-white flowers, often becoming flushed with pink. Anthers cream or pale yellow. Requires shelter from cold winds. Large, leathery evergreen foliage, bronze when young. Introduced from China by Ernest Wilson in 1900 and named for Père Armand David, a French missionary..

Note that some forms of armandii may be toxic to animals, especially dogs.

Group:Armandii group
Approximate height: infodot5.0 -7.0 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotMar Apr May
USDA zones: infodot7 8 9
Pruning:No pruning (Group 1)
Country of origin:China
Parentage: infodotSpecies
Other name(s):hedysarifolia subsp armandii; biondiana; armandii var biondiana; meyeniana; armandii 'Biondiana'
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 3-6.5cm
Tepals: 4-5(-8); 1.2-2.5cm long, 0.3-0.7cm wide, obovate to narrowly oblong
Leaves: usually ternate

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Database entry: 112