Clematis reticulata

netleaf virgin's-bower


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Use this link to get more info about this plant from the USF Institute for Systematic Botany

Plant Specifics

Form: vine
Life Span: long-lived perennial
Size: Height: climbs to 10 or more.
Flower Color: flower color   flower color      red,purple
Fruit Color: fruit color      white
Phenology: winter dormant
Noted for: Showy flowers, showy fruits


Recommended Uses: Grow on a fence, trellis, or arbor. Or in informal settings, allow to twine around tree or shrub stems. Interesting bell-shaped flowers and whorled white sprays of fruit.
Propagation: Seed.
Availability: Seed
Light: light requirement   light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand
Soil pH Range: Acidic to neutral


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Attracts various pollinators. birds and other small wildlife consume seed. Larval host for mournful thyris (Thyris sepulchralis).
Native Habitats: Dry mesic upland mixed forest, sandhill.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida

USDA Zones:

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in: