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Swamp Leatherflower - Clematis crispa

Swamp Leatherflower - Clematis crispa


•Size at Maturity: Typically grows up to 6-10 feet tall.

•Bloom Season: Blooms in summer, producing fragrant, bell-shaped flowers with twisted petals.

•Native Status to Florida: Native to the southeastern United States, including parts of Florida.

•pH Requirements: Tolerant of a wide range of soil pH levels, but prefers slightly acidic to neutral soil (pH 6.0-7.5).

•Sun Exposure: Thrives in full sun to partial shade.

•Salt Tolerance: Low salt tolerance.

•Moisture Requirements: Prefers consistently moist, well-drained soil.

•Wildlife Benefits: Attracts pollinators such as bees and butterflies with its nectar-rich flowers. Provides habitat for beneficial insects.

•Phenology: Produces fragrant, bell-shaped flowers with twisted petals and attractive foliage.

•Considerations (if any): Clematis crispa may benefit from some support, such as a trellis or fence, for climbing.

•Recommended Landscape Uses: Trellises, fences, or arbors in gardens or landscapes.

•Toxicity to Pets: Clematis species may be toxic if ingested by pets, causing gastrointestinal upset.

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