Clematis – Clematis L.

Symbolism: Clematis flowers symbolize the beauty of ingenuity and mental strength, likely related to their clever ability to climb walls and trellises.

Description: Clematis flowers are delicate, magnificent, whimsical, artsy, wild, and airy. They come in a wide range of colours, including purple, blue, pink, white, red, and bi-colour. Most clematis develop large single flowers, while some varieties showcase double or bell-shaped blossoms. They are vine-resistant perennials belonging to the Ranunculaceae family.

Named after: The genus name Clematis comes from the Ancient Greek word meaning "a climbing plant."

Latin/Scientific name: Clematis L.

Native to: Japan, China, Europe, and North America

Flowering period: Clematis flowers bloom from spring to autumn, producing many flowers as they grow iron-like moss and wind around fences and columns.

Vase life: 10 to 3 weeks days with the proper care and environment. Warm & dark environments may shorten vase life, while cool and light environments can extend vase life.

Popular use in floral arrangements or bouquets: Clematis flowers are often used as a wispy accent in floral arrangements and bouquets, adding an airy and wild look to designs.

When in stock in our shops: Typically during spring

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Call us to and we’ll let you know if we can create a custom arrangement featuring our clematis.

Westmount: (514) 488-9121

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