Joy Creek Nursery

150-573-1   Clematis 'Purple Spider' (W. Snoeijer, 1992)  

Clematis 'Purple Spider' (W. Snoeijer, 1992)
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(Open-pollinated seedling of C. macropetala.) The name describes the spidery shape of the nodding flowers. Dark purple flowers with a dense skirt of purple staminodes are best seen against a light backdrop. Attractive seed heads follow after.

Spring.  6-8 ft.

Dark Purple flowers

Sun, Part Shade     Zones 3-9
Clematis from Section Atragene have lantern-shaped flowers from April through May. Their silky seed heads are attractive throughout the season. These bloom on old wood. Prune or tidy up after bloom or cut back hard soon after bloom to revitalize.

20300 NW Watson Road  Scappoose, OR 97056
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