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Clematis Plants


Clematis plants, commonly known as 'Old Man's Beard', have a multitude of uses in the garden. Large flowered clematis will quickly transform walls and fences during the summer. Grow evergreen clematis and winter flowering clematis varieties for colour and interest during the darkest months, or hide ugly outbuildings with the vigorous growth of Clematis montana. You can even find dwarf clematis for smaller gardens or trailing from patio pots.


View our full range of clematis plants for sale below. Find out more about growing clematis in our 'Climbing plants for walls and fences' article and how to prune a clematis.



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Clematis 'Princess Kate' Collection

Old Man's Beard

An exquisite late flowering clematis which bears stunning 'regal' purple outer and white inner tulip shaped blooms from mid-summer through to autumn. Grow Clematis 'Princess Kate' against walls, fences, trellis, or in large containers on the patio and enjoy a long season of interest. This hardy, resilient Clematis is very easy to maintain as it can be cut back to almost ground level each year. Height: 3m (10'). Spread: 1.5m (5'). Pruning group: 3.

These clematis plants are perfectly hardy and can be planted outdoors upon arrival. However, young plants are more vulnerable to extremes of winter weather and may benefit from growing on in an unheated greenhouse, coldframe or similarly sheltered spot until spring.

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How to prune a clematis 

 

Clematis 'Princess Kate' Complete Tower Pot Collection

Includes 1 x 7cm potted plant, 100g of incredibloom® and 1 Tower Pot™ pack.

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    • 1 x Clematis 'Princess Kate' Tower Pot Collection

    • Despatch: By end of December 2016
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    • £39.97

Clematis 'New Love'

Old Man's Beard, Heracleifolia Group

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This fabulous herbaceous Clematis has a self supporting, bush forming habit that is perfect for bulking up perennial borders with vigorous clumps of dense foliage. The star-shaped, indigo blooms of Clematis 'New Love' have slender, reflexed petals and a lovely sweet fragrance. This spectacular variety is best grown among tall perennials such as Lupins, Foxgloves, and Delphiniums and makes a superb gap filler for cottage garden planting schemes. Height: 90cm (35"). Spread: 50cm (20"). Pruning group: 3

These clematis plants are perfectly hardy and can be planted outdoors upon arrival. However, young plants are more vulnerable to extremes of winter weather and may benefit from growing on in an unheated greenhouse, coldframe or similarly sheltered spot until spring.

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How to prune a clematis

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    • 1 x 9cm potted clematis plant

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Clematis napaulensis

Clematis forrestii, Old Man's Beard

  • Winter flowering clematis
  • Evergreen clematis
Originating from Nepal and parts of China, this rare and unusual clematis has a fascinating growth habit. Clematis napaulensis is cloaked in lush green foliage from autumn to early summer, before shedding its leaves in summer when most plants are in full growth. It's bell-shaped, winter blooms release a delicate perfume that hangs on the cool December air,that form interesting seed heads as spring approaches. This extraordinary, low maintenance Clematis needs little pruning, making it ideal for brightening the dull winter months. Grow it in a sheltered position through another deciduous climber to hide its bare stems in summer. Height: 3m (9') or more, depending on growing conditions and maturity. Spread: 1.5m (5'). Pruning group: 1. Supplied in 7cm pots.

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How to prune a clematis

 

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    • 1 x 7cm potted clematis plant

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    • 1 x Clematis napaulensis collection

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Clematis 'Purpurea Plena Elegans' (Large Plant)

Clematis viticella 'Elegans Plena', Old Man's Beard

Layer upon layer of dusky pink petals form the small but lavish double blooms of this viticella Clematis. From July, Clematis 'Purpurea Plena Elegans' is a mass of colour which lasts right through to Autumn. This classic RHS AGM variety is quick growing and easy to maintain. An ideal partner for a climbing rose, or grown through evergreen shrubs for a splash of summer colour.Height: 3m (10'). Spread: 1.5m (5'). Pruning group: 3.

 

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    • 1 x 3 litre potted clematis plant

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    • £14.99
    • 2 x 3 litre potted clematis plants

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Clematis cirrhosa 'Jingle Bells' (Large Plant)

Old Man's Beard

  • Winter flowering clematis
  • Evergreen clematis
Nodding, bell shaped flowers appear in the depth of winter when few other plants dare to bloom. The elegant sweetly scented blooms are followed by attractive fluffy seedheads which contrast beautifully with its cloak of evergreen foliage. Clematis 'Jingle Bells' requires only minimal pruning and makes an excellent specimen for containers and borders. Height: 3m (10'). Spread: 1.5m (5'). Pruning group: 1

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Clematis x aromatica

Old Man's Beard

This graceful 'scrambler' bears strongly scented flowers from summer to autumn. Admire the unusual deep violet blooms with prominent pale yellow stamens as the plant trails prettily through borders. Try planting Clematis x aromatica informally around a seating area to fully enjoy its scent. Height: 2m (6'). Spread: 1m (3') Pruning group: 3.

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    • 1 x 7cm potted clematis plant

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Clematis 'Guernsey Cream' (Large Plant)

Old Man's Beard

This large flowered Clematis is always in demand for its elegant and unusual coloured blooms. Pale gold anthers are surrounded by delicate creamy petals, each with a subtle yellow-green bar. As the flowers fade, the fabulous golden seed heads take centre stage to provide interest well into late summer. Clematis 'Guernsey Cream' is best grown against a dark background for maximum impact. Choose a spot in semi or dappled shade to prevent the flowers from fading. Height: 250cm (98"). Spread: 100cm (39"). Pruning group: 2.

 

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Clematis cirrhosa var. purpurascens 'Freckles' (Large Plant)

Old Man's Beard

  • Winter flowering clematis
  • Evergreen clematis
This eye-catching evergreen clematis gives a much needed injection of colour to the winter garden, when few other plants dare to bloom. This is the earliest of the spring flowering clematis, with cup-shaped pink blooms freckled with maroon-red markings, to give this plant it's name. The delicate blooms are followed by attractive fluffy seedheads that stand proud of the glossy evergreen leaves. Clematis 'Freckles' requires only minimal pruning and makes an excellent specimen for containers and borders. Height: 3m (10'). Spread: 1.5m (5'). Pruning group: 1

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Clematis 'Fragrant Oberon'

Old Man's Beard

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Powerfully and sweetly perfumed, the pretty satin flowers of Clematis 'Fragrant Oberon' are lemon-white with a hint of green, and look stunning set against the dark foliage of this evergreen clematis. This compact climber is perfect for growing in patio containers or tumbling over low walls. Although hardy to around -7ºC (20°F), this variety will appreciate a sheltered site with some winter protection. Height and spread: 1.5m (5'). Pruning Group: 1

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Clematis 'Rasputin' (Large Plant)

Old Man's Beard

This handsome cultivar is one of the darkest flowered of all clematis. The deep violet blooms have velvety appearance with deeply furrowed sepals and undulating margins. Clematis 'Rasputin' is a particularly free flowering cultivar bearing masses of flowers from July to September. For the very darkest colour, grow it in light shade where the sun won't fade its opulent blooms. Clematis 'Rasputin' makes a superb companion for paler flowered climbing roses and other Clematis varieties. Height: 3m (10'). Spread: 1m (3'). Pruning group: 3.

 

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Clematis 'Crystal Fountain' (Large Plant)

Old Man's Beard

The flowers of Clematis 'Crystal Fountain'&trade are quite extraordinary.A fountain of crystal-blue stamens radiate from the centres of the dazzling blue, 15cm (6") wide blooms. Terrifically floriferous, this clematis continues to bloom throughout summer and into early autumn. Its compact habit makes it ideal for containers and small gardens. Height: 1.8m (6'). Spread: 1.2m (4') Pruning group: 2.

 

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Clematis florida 'Sieboldii' (Large Plant)

Clematis florida var. florida 'Sieboldiana', Old Man's Beard

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Sought after for its showy blooms of crisp, white petals that surround a central dome of rich, purple stamens. This show-stopping clematis is fantastic for transforming walls and fences into a floral showpiece. When the flowers fade, the fluffy seed heads continue the performance into late summer and autumn. Clematis florida 'Sieboldii' makes a striking specimen for walls, fences and containers. Height: 2.5m (8'). Spread: 1m (3') Pruning group: 3.

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