From California Natives Wiki
Species Name: Clematis ligusticifolia
Common Name: Virgin's Bower or Yerba De Chiva
- Attractive flowers followed by feathery seed heads. Likes moisture and partial shade. Great on fences. Give some summer water.
- Plant Family: Ranunculaceae
- Plant Type: Vine
- Height by Width: 15 - 20' long
- Growth Habit: Climbing
- Deciduous/Evergreen: Winter deciduous
- Growth Rate: Fast
- Sun Exposure: Part shade
- Soil Preference: Adaptable
- Water Requirements: Moderate to regular
- Cold Hardy to: 15 degrees F
- Flower Season: June - September
- Flower Color: White
- Endangered?: Not listed
- Distribution: Throughout California
- Natural Habitat: Along streams, wet places below 8,000'
- Care and Maintenance
- Other Names
- Bornstein, Carol, David Fross, and Bart O'Brien. California Native Plants for the Garden. Los Olivos, CA: Cachuma Press. 2005.