'alpina 'Brunette'' clematis Description
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Atragene Group, Early Small Flowered, Group 1.
Brown and red. 4 petals. Average diameter 1.75". Small, bell-shaped, nodding bloom form. Early-to-midspring.
Height of 6½' to 10' (200 to 305 cm).
USDA zone 3b through 9b. Plant in soil that drains well. Plant in sun or partial shade. Suitable for growing in a container. No pruning required. Shape or tidy up the plant AFTER flowering is finished. It blooms on the previous year's growth, so resist the urge to prune it in early spring.