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Clematis plants, commonly known as 'Old Man's Beard', are a constant favourite of our customers. These delightful climbing plants will transform walls and fences and you'll be greeted with the sweet fragrance every time you pass by. Both winter flowering and evergreen clematis plants are popular types. Find out more about growing clematis in our 'Climbing plants for walls and fences' article and how to prune a clematis.
Clematis armandii - Part of the Alan Titchmarsh Collection
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
Alan Titchmarsh says...
"An evergreen climber with perfumed flowers - what more could you want?"
Old Man's Beard
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Nodding Virgin's Bower, Old Man's BeardThe dainty bell shaped flowers of Clematis rehderiana fill the air with the sweet fragrance of cowslips. This beautiful climber provides a subtle splash of delicate primrose yellow in late summer and autumn. With a vigorous habit this RHS AGM clematis will quickly cover walls and fences, and can be pruned to almost ground level each year, making maintenance extremely easy! Height: 7m (22’). Spread: 3m (10’). Pruning group 3. More info
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