Definition of clematis
: any of a genus (Clematis) of vines or herbs of the buttercup family often having three leaflets on each leaf and usually white, red, pink, or purple flowers
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The borders are a mix of perennials; bulbs; small shrubs; and vines, including allium, clematis, peonies, lilies, delphinium, hosta and poppies.
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CLEMATIS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of clematis for English Language Learners
: a climbing plant that has large pink, purple, red, or white flowers
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