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Products > Clematis x cartmanii Avalanche ['Blaaval']
 
Clematis x cartmanii Avalanche ['Blaaval'] - White Evergreen Clematis
   

 
Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Vine
Family: Ranunculaceae (Buttercups)
Origin: Garden Origin
Evergreen: Yes
Flower Color: White
Bloomtime: Spring
Synonyms: [Clematis x cartmanii 'Blaaval']
Parentage: (C.paniculata x C.marmoraria)
Height: Climbing (Vine)
Exposure: Sun or Shade
Irrigation (H2O Info): Medium Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 10-15 F
May be Poisonous  (More Info): Yes
Clematis x cartmanii 'Avalanche' (White Evergreen Clematis) - An evergreen Clematis with pure white single flowers with prominent yellow stamens in the center. The unique deeply-cut, leathery, green leaves, which are a very attractive feature when the plant is in full bloom, are nearly hidden by the profusion of flowers in early to mid spring. Flowers are borne on previous season's stems. Plant on a fence or trellis where stems can grow 12-15 feet with support ,or use as a groundcover. If used to trail over and down a slope, it can look like an avalanche of white flowers. Plant in full sun to light shade and water regularly spring through summer. Hardy to 10 to 15 F. A plant patent is applied for this plant. This is a selected seedling from a cross made at Blackthorn Nursery, England by renowned plantsman Robin White. The pollen parent was Clematis paniculata and the seed parent was Clematis marmoraria - both evergreen species from New Zealand. The name C. cartmanii honors the respected botanist Joe Cartman who first produced this cross from C. paniculata and C. marmoraria. The original registered name for this plant is Clematis x cartmanii 'Blaaval'.  The information on this page is based on our research that has been conducted in our nursery library and from online sources as well as from observations made of this plant as it grows in the nursery, in the nursery's garden, and in other gardens where it has been observed. We also incorporate comments received from others and always appreciate getting feedback of any kind from those who have additional information, particularly if this information is contrary to what we have written or includes additional cultural tips that might aid others in growing  Clematis 'Avalanche'.
 
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