Colin Mills, compiler of the Hortus Camdenensis, died in late November 2012 after a short illness. As he always considered the Hortus his legacy, it is his family's intention to keep the site running in perpetuity. It will not, however, be updated in the near future.

Clematis viticella L. var. major hybrid

A hybrid, Clematis viticella L. var. major x Clematis flammula L.  No description of this plant is extant but see entries for the parents.

Horticultural & Botanical History

Hybrid probably raised at Camden.  

History at Camden Park

A plant was presented to the Sydney Botanic Gardens by William Macarthur on 15th September 1847.  [RBGS AB].  This is the only reference I have found to this plant.


Published Mar 08, 2009 - 04:33 PM | Last updated Jul 29, 2010 - 05:55 PM

Family Ranunculaceae
Region of origin

Garden origin, probably Camden Park

Common Name
Name in the Camden Park Record

Clematis viticella major by flammula 

Confidence level high