clematis

A vibrant flowering vine that is a popular climber for mailboxes. This perennial comes in a variety of colors and species. Combine two varieties with the same bloom time to get a mix of tone and texture.

Exposure: Full Sun

Size: 4′ to 8′

Bloom Time: Spring through Summer

Fun Facts:

– Many species are native to China and Japan

– Clematis came from the Greek word “Klematis” meaning vine.

– Sometimes called “Old Man’s Beard” refers to the long feathery seed heads.