Clematis maximowicziana Franch. & Sav.
Vascular – Exotic
Lianes & Related Trailing Plants - Dicotyledons
Terrestrial. Bush margins, shrubland.
Deciduous woody climber with weakly ribbed, more or less square stems. Leaves pinnate up to 25 by 20 cm, the leaflets are leathery, ovate and with entire margins. White flowers with 4 linear petals arranged like a cross are borne in profusion in Autumn.
The cross-shaped white flowers and the entire margins on the leathery leaflets make this species distinctive
Korea, China, Japan
clematis: From the Greek klema ‘vine’, alluding to the vine-like habit of many species
Reason For Introduction
Spreads by seed.