Vines

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Name
Description
Little Blue Clematis

Little Blue Clematis

Clematis occidentalis

  • Low vine to 2m long climbing trees and shrubs or trailing along the ground
  • Sizable simple green leaves with a smooth margin
  • Large blue flowers 3-5cm across bloom upside-down in early spring to mid summer
  • Clusters of tiny seed with single long silky wings dispersed by the wind

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Twining Honeysuckle

Twining Honeysuckle

Lonicera dioica

  • Vine up to 2m tall and wide
  • Leaves are thick with a smooth margin; top leaves form a cup around the flower and fruit
  • Tubular trumpet-shaped flowers are yellow-orange in colour and bloom in summer
  • Clusters of red berries form on the tip of the branch in the fall

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Western White Clematis

Western White Clematis

Clematis ligusticifolia

  • Woody vine up to 5m high that forms a dense growth
  • Pinnately compound leaves, usually with 5-7 wide lance-shaped leaflets
  • Clusters of small white flowers, 5-6cm across, bloom in mid to late summer
  • Wind borne seed is small with a single hairy wing

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