Puawhananga - NZ Clematis

Clematis paniculata

Woody, high-climbing vine. Leaves are made up of three glossy oval leaflets. White star-shaped flowers in spring. Plants have either male or female flowers. Seed heads are fluffy. Prefers damp soil, with roots in the shade but where it can grow and climb up into sun. Attracts bees and butterflies.

NZCPN profile

Biodiversity enhancement

It is recommended to have a minimum of 5–6 species in one planting area. This creates a more resilient ecosystem in the long term.


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