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'Betty Corning' clematis Description
'Betty Corning' clematis photo
Photo courtesy of Hof Pallenhoven
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
55 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
Origin:
Discovered by Betty Corning (United States, 1932).
Introduced in United States by Arthur H. Steffen in 1932 as 'Betty Corning'.
Class:
Group 3, Late, Small-flowered, Viticella Group.  
Bloom:
Pink, white shading.  Mild fragrance.  4 petals.  Average diameter 2.25".  Single, bell-shaped, nodding bloom form.  Early summer to early autumn.  
Habit:
Height of 8' to 10' (245 to 305 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 3b through 9b.  For best scent plant in a sunny position.  Plant in sun or partial shade.  This plant blooms on the current season's growth.  In early spring, cut back to just above the lowest set of healthy buds.  
Ploidy:
Diploid
Notes:
International Clematis Society "Clematis of the Month" November 2000
 
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