Come! Ms. Dunlap will give two talks at the CNPS Conservation Conference Feb. 1-3 in LA!

One regarding a database of 3,700 nectar plants (& how to collect images to benefit pollinators), and the other regarding
a prototypical key incorporating a novel plant identification system that produced an order of magnitude improvement.

Clematis ‘Rouge Cardinal’

Family: Ranunculaceae

Common name: PLANTAIN LILY

Synonym: Clematis x rouge cardinal

Sentiments: artifice and ingenuity, poverty


Types: perennial, vine

Forms: pendent, spreading

Leaves deciduous

Max height: 0.00 feet

Max width: 9.8 feet


red, violet




Attracts wildlife: adult butterfly

Plant features: climbing vine, deciduous, woody vine

Exposure: part shade, sun

Landscape uses: arbor, trellis or espalier

Propagates by: seed

flowers in summer

Soil type: well drained

USDA Zones: zone 6 to -10 f, zone 7 to 0 f, zone 8 to +10 f, zone 9 to +20 f

Temp. range: -10 to +30 °F

Water: regular

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