Clematis baldwinii

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Plant Specifics

Size:1.0 - 1.5 ft tall by 1.0 - 2.0 ft wide
Life Span:Long-lived perennial
Flower Color:Lavender
Fruit Color:White
Phenology:Winter dormant. Flowers sporadically in spring - autumn.
Noted for:Showy flowers, Showy fruits, Interesting foliage


Recommended Uses:Wildflower gardens in piney areas.
Considerations:Easily lost in flower beds.
Propagation:Seed, but no easy methods.
Availability:Friends, Native nurseries
Light: Full Sun,  Part Shade,  Shade
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
 (Stays Wet ----- to ----- Not wet but not extremely dry)
Moisture Tolerance: Stays Wet ----- to ----- Not wet but not extremely dry
Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or brackish water.
Salt Spray/ Salty Soil Tolerance:Low/no tolerance of salty wind or direct salt spray
Soil or other substrate:Sand
Soil pH:Neutral to slightly acidic




Pine-hyacinth attracts many pollinators, from bumblebees and other native bees to butterflies.

Native Habitats:Wet flatwoods. Scrub and sandhill

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 9A 9B 

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures


Ethnobotany:The Seminole tribe used infusion of plant for sunstroke
General Comments:

In full sun areas, this plant will become close to dormant in the summer. Cutting back dried out foliage will stimulate new growth in the Fall.

Endemic to peninsular Florida.