- Common Name(s):
- Armand clematis, Evergreen clematis
- Apple Blossom , Snowdrift
- Poisonous Plants, Vines
Cool shade over roots; shiny, dark green leaves; white, fragrant flowers in late spring; blooms on old wood, so prune after flowering. This plant is less frequently damaged by deer than other clematis species.
Play Value: Wildlife Enhancement
- Deciduous or evergreen vine; leaves alternate, pinnately divided; flowers with 4-8 petal-like parts of various colors, many stamens, and then many small, dry fruits each with a silky-plumose tail
- 15-25 ft.
- White, fragrant flowers in late spring
- Sun to partial shade
- Poison Part:
- All species are toxic, all parts
- Poison Delivery Mode:
- Dermatitis, ingestion, inhalation
- Burning sensation of mouth and mouth ulcers; skin redness and burning sensation
- Toxic Principle:
- CAUSES SEVERE PAIN IN THE MOUTH IF EATEN! SKIN IRRITATION MINOR OR LASTING ONLY FOR A FEW MINUTES.
- Found in:
- Houseplant or interiorscape; forest or natural area as native vine; landscape as cultivated herbaceous or woody vine
- Growth Rate:
- Climbing Method:
- Twisting stems and petioles
NCCES plant id: 2261