Scientific Name: Clematis montana
Common Name: anemone clematis
Family Name: Ranunculaceae
Origin: S.E. Asia / Japan / China
Hardiness Zone: Zone 6: (-23 to -18 °C)
Plant Type: Vine - deciduous, Vine or climber
Mature Size: 7 - 10m x 2 - 3m (height x width)
Habit: Dense, Upright
Form: Climbing
Texture: Medium
Landscape Uses: Arbors or trellis, Screening
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Leaves: Compound, Opposite, Soft flexible, Glabrous, Trifoliate (ternate), Obovate, Ovate, Incised, Serrate
Flowers: Flowers solitary, Pink, Red, May-Jun
Fruit: Aggregate fruit, Achene, Brown, Silver, Sep-Oct
Key ID Features:
Leaves trifoliate with deep serrations, green with purple tinge near petiole, petiole tendrils; flowers solitary, four petal-like sepals, (white-) pink (-purple), prominent styles and stamens; fruit is an aggregate of swirled achenes. Winter ID: Stems purple; some tentrils stay attached; buds opposite, ovoid, pointed, hooked.