Small Flowering Clematis
Some of the most excellent varieties of Clematis don't have large flowers
Small flowering Clematis are usually easier to grow and more forgiving than the large flowered hybrids. They also work great when planted in gaps between shrubs and small trees.
Small flowering Clematis shrubs consists of groups such as Atragene, Montana, Late mixed and Herbaceous variety, all of which fall under the category pruning group 1, it blooms on the previous years growth. With this variety no pruning is necessary.