Mongolian Snowflakes (Clematis)

A shrub clematis, Mongolian Snowflakes (Clematis hexapetala) blossoms into a cloud of 2-inch ivory colored flowers beginning in late spring. After months of flowering, showy, shiny, feathery seed clusters continue the show, revealing dark green mounding foliage. Remarkably easy to grow and drought tolerant, it is a must-have perennial.
Zones5 - 9
Advantages
Attract Butterflies
Bee Friendly
Low Maintenance
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
Annual Rainfall
10 to 20"
20 to 30"
30 to 40"
Mature Height24-36" tall
Mature Spread24-36" wide
Bloom TimeLate spring to early summer
ShippingShipping begins the week of February 22nd, 2021 Learn More…
SizePlant - 5" Deep Pot
SKUHC017770

USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

  • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
  • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

Find Your Planting Zone:

You have entered an invalid zip code, please check your zip code and try again.

$10.99
Per Plant - 5" Deep Pot
In stock
SKU
HC017770
Details
(24-36" tall x 24-36" wide) A superb shrub clematis, Mongolian Snowflakes (Clematis hexapetala) covers itself with a cloud of 2-inch ivory colored flowers for several months beginning in late spring. The flowers are followed by showy, shiny feathery seed clusters, which persist for many weeks. Unlike other clematis that have difficult-to-understand pruning regimes, you simply cut the plant to the ground in early to mid-spring, after which the plants grow vigorously to come into flower by late spring. Grows well in a variety of soil types and is xeric once established. Introduced to horticulture by the late, great prairie nurseryman, Harlan Hamernik who discovered the plant in Mongolia during one of his expeditions to that country. Good companion plants include Chamaebatiaria (Fernbush), Achnatherum calamagrostis (Silver Spike Grass) and blue European Salvia (Meadow Sage). Suitable to elevations up to 5200 feet. Introduced by Plant Select® – waterwise, garden-tested plants proven to thrive in the high plains and intermountain west for more beauty, with less work.
More Information
SKUHC017770
Item Package Size
Plant - 5" Deep Pot
Common Name
Mongolian Snowflakes
Botanical Name
Clematis hexapetala
Zones
5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
Flower Color
White
Mature Height
24-36" tall
Mature Spread
24-36" wide
Bloom Time
Late spring to early summer
Ships As
Potted Plant
Soil Type
Sandy Soil, Clay Soil, Compost Enriched Garden Loam Soil
Soil Moisture
Drought Resistant / Waterwise
Amount Of Rain
10 to 20", 20 to 30", 30 to 40"
Advantages
Attract Butterflies, Bee Friendly, Low Maintenance
Ideal Region
Northeast, Midwest, West, Southwest, Pacific Northwest
Planting Time
Spring / Summer, Fall
Neonicotinoid Free
Item Unit Of Measure
Plant
Ships To Canada
No
Planting Guides

View more Planting Guides, or download our complete Planting Guide for tips on caring for your plants when you receive your order, as well as planting instructions for Perennials, Spring-Planted Bulbs, Fall-Planted Bulbs, Cacti & Succulents, Xeric Plants and more.
Shipping
ZoneShipping Status
Zone 2Shipping begins the week of May 17th, 2021
Zone 3Shipping begins the week of May 17th, 2021
Zone 4Shipping begins the week of May 17th, 2021
Zone 5Shipping begins the week of April 26th, 2021
Zone 6Shipping begins the week of April 12th, 2021
Zone 7Shipping begins the week of March 22nd, 2021
Zone 8Shipping begins the week of March 1st, 2021
Zone 9Shipping begins the week of February 22nd, 2021
Zone 10Shipping begins the week of February 22nd, 2021

As soon as your order is placed you will receive a confirmation email. You will receive a second email the day your order ships telling you how it has been sent. Some perennials are shipped as potted plants, some as perennial roots packed in peat.  The ‘Plant Information’ section describes how that item will ship. All perennials and spring-planted bulbs are packaged to withstand shipping and are fully-guaranteed. Please open upon receipt and follow the instructions included.

Perennials and spring-planted bulbs are shipped at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone. Perennial and spring-planted bulb orders will arrive separately from seeds. If your order requires more than one shipment and all items are shipping to the same address, there is no additional shipping charge. See our shipping information page for approximate ship dates and more detailed information. If you have any questions, please call Customer Service toll-free at (800) 925-9387 or contact us by email.

Shipping Rates

Our shipping rates are calculated based on our actual average shipping costs. We do not seek to profit from shipping fees, so rest assured that our shipping rates reflect an average of what it costs to get our guaranteed products safely to your door.

US Shipping Charges

Merchandise Shipping
Charges
Up to $4.99 $4.99
$5 to $9.99 $6.99
$10 to $19.99 $8.99
$20 to $29.99 $9.99
$30 to $59.99 $11.99
$60 to $99.99 $13.99
$80 to $99.99 $13.95
Over $100 15%

Canadian Shipping Charges

Merchandise Shipping
Charges
Up to $24.99 $14.95
$25 to $49.99 $19.95
$50 to $74.99 $24.95
$75 to $99.99 $29.95
Over $100 $39.95

We charge one low flat rate for shipping our products even if your order requires multiple shipments. If you have any questions, please call us at (800) 925-9387.

Reviews
Q & A