|The cultivar, 'Kathleen Wheeler' has single, plum-mauve, saucer-shaped blooms and is a deciduous climber belonging to AHS group 2. Large, 4 to 5 inch wide spring flowers are borne on sideshoots growing from last year's shoots. Additional smaller summer blooms may be borne 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. Beautiful along fences and arbors. Part shade is preferable.