Common Name: Clematis
Origin/Ecology: Native to mountain areas of Asia from Afghanistan to Taiwan.
Habit: Climbing plant
Leaves: Compound, trifolate leaves with deep serrations, green turning to red in fall. Petioles twine.
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite
Flowers and Fruit: Solitary flowers with 4 petals, white to pink. Fruit is head of swirled achenes.
Water Use, Soil: Well-drained, moderate soils.
Exposure:Full sun to part shade.
Landscape Uses: Arbors or trellis, screening.
Limitations: Aphids or adelgids, canker or sap rot, rust, whitefly or psyllids, wilt