Common name: Clematis brachiata
Origin: South Africa
Height at maturity: 7 meters
Exposure: sunny, partial shade
Plant type: climbing shrub
Flowering: summer until frost
Flower color: white
Soil type: ordinary
Use: wall covering
Diseases and Pests:-
Toxicity: inedible fruits
Storage of seeds: 4 years in a dry place away from light at 3/4°C (refrigerator)
Ornamental climbing plant cultivated for its covering power and the beauty of its abundant flowering.
This clematis grows quickly and attaches itself naturally to its support. In summer and until the first frosts, numerous fragrant white flowers measuring 2 to 5cm in diameter appear. The flowers are melliferous and attract butterflies. After the flowers, the seeds appear and remain for much of the winter on the plant.
This plant does not require any particular maintenance, it is simply necessary to envisage a severe pruning every 4 or 5 years so that it continues to flower abundantly.