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Virgin's Bower - Clematis virginiana
Virgin's Bower is a woody vine that can grow up to 20 feet long. It has stems that can twine about fences and branch occasionally. The leaves are opposite and are green or dull red. It has flat-headed panicles of white flowers produced from the axils of the leaves. Each vine can produce just male flowers, just female flowers, or both male and female. The flowers are usually less than an inch across and have 4 sepals. The flowers wither rather quickly. The plant propogates by reseeding itself. These plants are great and work well when planted on trellises and also on arbors that are located in gardens and around on a lawn. They bring a bust of beauty when they are in bloom and are covered with small tiny white flowers. The flowers do not stay pretty long and can wilt rather fast. These flowers usually bloom during the months of July and August each year and look amazing. This vine provides a very natural look and feel as it is growing and the flowers are very unique. They consist of several white petals and almost resembles stars as they are in bloom. Homeowners love these, and they bring a beautiful amount of curb appeal as they grow and mature. They are simple to grow and care for which makes them a great addition to all garden areas. This plant can also be called Clematis Virginiana and does great when planted in climate zones three through nine.