(KLEM-ah-tis ter-ni-FLOR-uh) Vine
Perennial vine Sun or shade Spacing 3 - 6 inches
HABIT: Vigorous semi-evergreen high climbing vine with profusion of fragrant 1¡å white flowers in the late summer.
CULTURE: Easy to grow in any well-drained soil. Low to moderate water and light fertilizer needs. Do not prune the first year.
USES: Climbing vine for fences, arbors, and decorative screens. Late summer flower color.
PROBLEMS: Somewhat aggressive.
NOTES: Correct botanical name is C. maximowicziana. Also called sweet autumn clematis. Native to Japan. C. x jackmanii also does pretty well here in filtered light. Scarlet clematis (C. texensis) is native and has small unusual red flowers.