C. vitalba

Traveler's Joy, Old Man's Beard, the wild clematis of the English hedgerow. This species is very vigorous and if left to wander will easily reach a height of 50'(15m). 1" (3cm)white blooms with stamens more prominent than the flowers hang in large panicles from mid June to September. Conspicuous woolly seed heads remain on the plant through most of the winter. Pruning group A or C