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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 armandii

Old Man's Beard, Armand Clematis

The fastest clematis in the west! Clematis armandii is an astounding variety with some first-class qualities. The glistening white blooms emit one of the first fragrances of spring. You'll also enjoy all year colour thanks to plants being evergreen. Plus rapid growth, great in shade, the list goes on. Order 2 or 3 today, for trouble-free impact in your garden. Height: 5m (15'). Spread: 3m (10'). Pruning group: 1


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    • 1 x 9cm potted clematis plant

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £14.99
    • 2 x 9cm potted clematis plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £24.99

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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    • 1 x 3 litre potted clematis plant

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    • £17.99
    • 2 x 3 litre potted clematis plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £29.99

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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    • 1 x 2.5 litre potted clematis plant

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £14.99

Clematis 'Mayleen' (Large Plant)

Clematis montana, Old Man's Beard

It could almost be known as the 'mile-a-minute' clematis, such is the rapid growth of this variety. Clematis 'Mayleen' is often considered the best scented montana cultivar, with delightful satin-pink ruffled blooms and attractive bronze foliage. This classic Clematis is perfect for smothering walls, fences, pergolas and sheds in masses of late spring blooms. Height: 10m (33'). Spread: 3m (10'). Pruning group: 1.

 

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    • 1 x 3 litre potted clematis plant

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £14.99
    • 2 x 3 litre potted clematis plants

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    • £24.99

Clematis 'Big Brother'

Old Man's Beard

No other Clematis even comes close to this giant! The striped blooms are in excess of 25cm (10") across, whilst still being showy and entirely weather resistant. Unlike other varieties, Clematis 'Big Brother' will also flower twice - you won't be disappointed! This colourful climber makes the perfect backdrop to the border and a prize specimen on the patio. Flowers start low down on the plant much like our popular 'Top to Bottom' Series. This is the start of a new generation for Clematis! Height: 1.5m (5'). Spread: 90cm (36"). Pruning group: 2.
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    • 1 clematis jumbo plug plant

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    • £14.99
    • 2 clematis jumbo plug plants

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    • £19.99

Clematis 'Ruby Wedding' (Large Plant)

Old Man's Beard

The wine red flowers of this delightful compact cultivar appear in late summer and continue well into autumn. The dainty star shaped blooms provide a splash of vibrant colour at a time when many other flowers are beginning to fade. Clematis texensis 'Ruby Wedding' is particularly easy to maintain as it can be cut back to almost ground level each year. A lovely gift for a ruby wedding celebration. Height: 2m (6'). Spread: 0.5m (20”) Pruning group: 3.

 

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    • £14.99

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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    • 1 x 7cm potted clematis plant

    • Despatch: By end of August 2016
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    • £14.99
    • 2 x 7cm potted clematis plants

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    • £18.99

Clematis 'Lasurstern' (Large Plant)

Old Man's Beard

The deep blue blooms of Clematis 'Lasurstern' have wide, overlapping sepals and delicate crimped edges. Each fabulous flower of this RHS AGM cultivar can reach up to 15cm (6") across - perfect for bringing an exotic feel to walls, fences, and patio containers . This early large flowered Clematis makes a handsome climber for a sunny or part shaded spot where it will often produce a second flush of flowers in late summer. Height: 2.5m (8'). Spread: 1m (3') Pruning group: 2.

 

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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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    • £24.99

Clematis 'Broughton Star' (Large Plant)

Clematis montana 'Broughton Beauty', Old Man's Beard

Like all montana cultivars, Clematis 'Broughton Star' has a vigorous growth habit that will quickly scale walls and fences. This early flowering Clematis produces lovely semi-double pink blooms with a light fragrance from spring to early summer. Young foliage appears bronze in spring, providing the perfect complement to the profusion of flowers before maturing to dark green. An ideal choice for covering large areas in a hurry. Montana varieties look particularly effective in cottage garden planting schemes. Height: 7m (22'). Spread: 2m (6'). Pruning group: 1.

 

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    • 1 x 3 litre potted clematis plant

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    • £14.99
    • 2 x 3 litre potted clematis plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £24.99

Clematis 'Elizabeth' (Large Plant)

Clematis montana var. rubens 'Elizabeth', Old Man's Beard

Clematis 'Elizabeth' is a well known variety, deserving of its RHS AGM. The purple-tinged foliage provides the perfect contrast to its spring displays of sweet almond scented blooms in late spring and early summer. Like all montana varieties, Clematis 'Elizabeth has a vigorous habit that will romp over walls and fences with ease. Height: 10m (30'). Spread: 3m (10'). Pruning group: 1.

 

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Clematis 'Frances Rivis' (Large Plant)

Clematis alpina, Old Man's Beard

This reliable alpina clematis bears it's pretty nodding, bell shaped flowers from mid-spring. The gently twisted, sky blue blooms contrast beautifully with pristine white stamens, which are followed by a late summer display of fluffy seedheads. Clematis 'Frances Rivis' is a particularly robust spring flowering clematis, coping well in exposed positions and needing virtually no pruning. This RHS AGM variety is ideal for growing against a sunny wall or trained onto an obelisk as a striking patio feature. Height: 3m (9'). Spread: 1.5m (5'). Pruning group: 1.

 

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    • 1 x 3 litre potted clematis plant

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £14.99
    • 2 x 3 litre potted clematis plants

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    • £24.99

Clematis 'Westerplatte' (Large Plant)

Clematis viticella, Old Man's Beard

There are few true red varieties of Clematis and this is one of the best. Flowers open to reveal an exquisite velvety, maroon-red colour, before gently aging to dusky crimson. With a neat compact habit, Clematis 'Westerplatte' makes a superb choice for growing in patio containers. Height: 2m (6'). Spread: 1m (3'). Pruning Group: 2.

 

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    • 1 x 3 litre potted clematis plant

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £14.99
    • 2 x 3 litre potted clematis plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £24.99