|Clematis florida is a climber that can be either semi-evergreen or deciduous, depending on where it is grown, and belongs to AHS group 2. 5 1/2 inch wide single flowers, which are sometimes held in cymes, are borne on sideshoots growing from last year's shoots from late spring to early summer. Additional blooms are borne through the rest of summer on the tips of the present year's growth. Leaves are divided into 3 widely or regularly lance-shaped leaflets, 4 to 6 inches long. C. florida and its cultivars are excellent for trellises, fences, and walls, providing a gourgeous display all summer long. Native to Eastern China and Japan.