Austrian clematis Clematis alpina

Austrian clematis


C. alpina is a medium-sized deciduous climber with leaves divided into 9 narrow-lanceolate leaflets. Flowers light violet-blue, with four tapering sepals to 4cm in length, surrounding cream staminodes and stamens in mid spring to late spring with occasional flowers in midsummer.

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      Austrian clematis

    • Common names

      Clematis alpina aff. 'Pamela Jackman', Atragene alpina

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      1.5-2.5 metres

    • Spread

      1-1.5 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun, Partial Shade

  • scissorsPruning

    (clematis) group 1

  • bambooSoil

    SoilChalk, Clay, Loam, Sand

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Wall-side Borders

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by layering or semi-hardwood cuttings

  • insectPests

    Young shoots may be troubled by aphids and caterpillars; petals can be eaten by earwigs

  • microbeDiseases

    May suffer from Clematis slime flux