A non-climbing clematis with a shrubby form. Erect stems have leathery green leaves that form dense clumps over time. Foliage is topped with bicolor, purple/lavender and white, bell-shaped flowers May-June. Each flower nods at the end of its own slender stalk. Flowers give way to attractive seed heads.
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Fremont’s Leather Flower
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