Clematis intricata

Germination Tips

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Give sown seeds several weeks @ 20°C to imbibe water (perhaps even germinate!), then expose to fluctuating outdoor winter temperatures including freezing for 3 months. Gradually increase light and temperature in spring. See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SO_KKbGYTEM

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At one time, we advised "Tails may inhibit germination. Remove them." The advice applied primarily to pulsatillas and clematises. Our most recent data indicates that leaving the tails on has no effect on germination.

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This species needs special care as described.
Special Care: 
see www.bcollingwood.com
Most of the seeds in our Germination Guide have been offered from time to time in our annual Seed Exchange (Seedex).