VINE: Clematis virginiana (Virgin’s-bower)

Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic

In eastern North American lowlands, this vigorous native vine quickly climbs by twining or trails along the ground in twisted fashion. A prolific bloomer, its white flowers attract pollinators late summer into fall followed by showy seed heads reminiscent of an “old man’s beard,” another of its common names.

Learn more  and see  Extension Master Gardener Mary Free’s video of pollinators on this beautiful vine. . .

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