Vase Flower flowers
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Height: 12 inches
Spread: 12 inches
Hardiness Zone: 2b
Other Names: Hairy Clematis, Sugarbowl
Vase Flower features delicate nodding navy blue bell-shaped flowers at the ends of the stems from early to mid spring. Its tomentose ferny compound leaves remain grayish green in colour throughout the season. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.
Vase Flower is an herbaceous perennial with an upright spreading habit of growth. It brings an extremely fine and delicate texture to the garden composition and should be used to full effect.
This is a relatively low maintenance plant, and should be cut back in late fall in preparation for winter. It is a good choice for attracting hummingbirds to your yard. It has no significant negative characteristics.
Vase Flower is recommended for the following landscape applications;
- Mass Planting
- Border Edging
- General Garden Use
Planting & Growing
Vase Flower will grow to be about 12 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 12 inches. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 8 years.
This plant does best in full sun to partial shade. It is very adaptable to both dry and moist growing conditions, but will not tolerate any standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution. This species is native to parts of North America.