Sweet Autumn Clematis Clematis paniculata
Previously known as:
- Clematis maximonowicziana
- This plant has high severity poison characteristics.
- See below
- This plant is an invasive species in North Carolina
This beautiful plant with it's look of an exotic getaway can be planted in your garden so you can feel that getaway feeling every day while it is in bloom.
This plant is also known by the name of Clematis maximonowicziana. It reseeds, blooms on new growth, is easy to grow and can become invasive (from seedlings). This plant may be less frequently damaged by deer than other clematis species (hybrids) which is truly an advantage to this plant.
This magnificent plant can be wonderful arbor in your garden or a backdrop to cover a fence to create a captivating showstopper wall of flowing flowers.
The seedheads are wistful images of a grandfather's beard and only add to this wonderful plant's elegance and beauty.
The pinwheel flowers come in a range of colors from white to strokes of vibrant colors being added to enhance other colors such as pastel pink and white, vibrant purple and lilac, yellow, burgundy, red and bright pink. This wonderful cascading plant is one that will enhance your garden to make it stand out like no other. It will remind you of wondering down country lanes and escaping to far away places.
Things to know.
White, fragrant flowers in August and September; feathery seeds
Houseplant or interiorscape; forest or natural area as native vine; landscape as cultivated herbaceous or woody vine
Twisting petioles and twining stems
- Country Or Region Of Origin:
- New Zealand
- Wildlife Value:
- This plant attracts butterflies and hummingbirds.
- Play Value:
- Wildlife Enhancement
- Particularly Resistant To (Insects/Diseases/Other Problems):
- This plant may be less frequently damaged by deer than other clematis species (hybrids).
Whole Plant Traits:
- Plant Type:
- Leaf Characteristics:
- Growth Rate:
- Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
- Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
- Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
- 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
- Fruit Description:
- many small, dry fruits each with a silky-plumose tail
- Flower Color:
- Flower Value To Gardener:
- Flower Bloom Time:
- Flower Description:
- The pinwheel flowers come in a range of colors from white to strokes of vibrant colors being added to enhance other colors such as pastel pink and white, vibrant purple and lilac, yellow, burgundy, red and bright pink. 4-8 petal-like parts of various colors, many stamens.
- Leaf Characteristics:
- Leaf Color:
- Leaf Type:
- Compound (Pinnately , Bipinnately, Palmately)
- Leaf Arrangement:
- Hairs Present:
- Leaf Description:
- leaves alternate, pinnately divided
- Stem Is Aromatic:
- Landscape Location:
- Landscape Theme:
- Butterfly Garden
- Pollinator Garden
- Contact Dermatitis
- Invasive Species
- Poison Severity:
- Poison Symptoms:
- Poisonous by Dermatitis, ingestion, inhalation. All species are toxic, all parts are poisonous. Symptoms: Burning sensation of mouth and mouth ulcers; skin redness and burning sensation
- Poison Toxic Principle:
- Causes Contact Dermatitis:
- Poison Part: