Clematis paniculata

  • Place of origin: New Zealand, Japan

 

  • Description: This hardy climber flowers at the start of spring and autumn. The profusion of creamy-white fragrant clusters of flowers has earned it, the Maori name Puawhananga, meaning "flower of the skies“. Foliage is dark green.

 

  • Grow best: Sun to partial shade. As it grows fast and vigorously, prune when necessary

 

  • Use: Looks impressive covering an arbor or a fence or garden shed.