Clematis can be deciduous or evergreen shrubs or herbaceous perennials, mostly climbing by twining leaf-stalks, and often with showy flowers. Some have attractive fluffy seed-heads in autumn
Montana Group clematis are vigorous deciduous climbers with single, 4-petalled flowers opening in late spring and early summer
'Elizabeth' is a vigorous very large deciduous climber with bronze young trifoliate leaves, mid green with age. Slightly scented pale pink flowers with a satin sheen to 6cm in width have pale yellow stamens. Flowers late spring to early summer with occasional later flowers.