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Wildflowers
by common name

Virgin's Bower
Virgin's Bower

Clematis virginiana

Native Wildflower Vine
Most often found along the edge of woods, overgrown fields and streambanks. Virgin's Bower flowers Seed heads are fuzzy and will remain on the vine all winter and gives this wild Clematis it's other name: 'Old Man's Beard' Old Man's Beard

Requirements:

Soil Type - most
Soil ph - Slightly alkaline
Water - moist - dry
Light - Full sun - part shade

     Characteristics:

Height - to over 10 ft.
Time of bloom - July - August - September
Flower colors - White
Propagation - Seed