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Little Duckling

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Clematis "Little Duckling"

A recent introduction from Estonia and the late plantsman / breeder Uno Kivistik and Aili Kivistik from the former Soviet Union.
Flowers first appear in May - June which are double to 7cm across, while the later blooms are single. The flowers are light purplish pink with an eye catching wide dark purplish-red bar. Little Duckling is considered a large flowering Clematis with numerous flowers on one year plants.

Family: Ranunculaceae

Genus: Clematis (KLEM-uh-tiss)

Cultivar: Little Duckling
Introduced by Kivistik 1984

Group:
Large Flowering

Height:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 4a to 9b

Bloom Color:
Light and Dark Pink Bi-Color

Bloom Shape:
Single, Semi-Double, Double

Bloom Diameter:
4-6 in.

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Other details:

Pruning Groups:
Group 1 - Spring bloomers; no pruning
Group 2 - Repeat bloomers; prune immediately after flowering


Garden View

In the Garden

The Bloom

Multiple Blooms
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