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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 'Royal Ladies Collection'

Old Man's Beard

These three beautiful climbers feature a profusion of tulip-shaped buds that open out into magnificent, bell-shaped flowers as the flowers mature. Grow Clematis 'Royal Ladies Collection' against walls, fences, trellis, or in large containers on the patio and enjoy a long season of interest. These Clematis plants are particularly easy to maintain as they can be cut back to almost ground level each year. Height: 3m (10'). Spread: 1.5m (5') Pruning group: 3.



This collection consists of one plant of each of the following varieties:
Clematis 'Princess Kate'
Clematis 'Princess Diana'
Clematis 'Queen Mother'

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How to prune a clematis

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    • 1 x 'Princess Diana' 7cm potted clematis plant

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £14.99 £9.99
    • 1 x 'Princess Kate' 7cm potted clematis plant

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    • £14.99 £9.99
    • 1 x 'Queen Mother' 7cm potted clematis plant

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    • 3 x 7cm potted clematis plants - 1 of each variety

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Clematis 'Vyvyan Pennell' (Large Plant)

Clematis viticella, Old Man's Beard

Fully double dusky blue blooms form sumptuous pompons in early Summer. Later blooms often become single and more mauve in colour for a second flush in late summer. Clematis 'Vyvyan Pennell' is a striking viticella cultivar that enjoys a sunny position. Perfect for creating a decedent display on walls and fences or training onto an obelisk in borders and containers. Height: 3m (10'). Spread: 1m (3') Pruning group: 2. More info
    • 1 x 3 litre potted clematis plant

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £14.99
    • 2 x 3 litre potted clematis plants

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    • £24.99

Clematis 'Comtesse de Bouchaud' (Large Plant)

Old Man's Beard

A vigorous and beautiful late-flowering clematis which holds a coveted RHS AGM. Clematis 'Comtesse de Bouchard' dates back to 1900, but still holds its own among modern cultivars. Its mauve-pink flowers appear from June to September in a spectacular display. This tough, forgiving climber is particularly versatile, performing superbly in borders or containers in almost any aspect of sun or shade. Height: 3m (10'). Spread: 1m (3'). Pruning Group: 3. More info
    • 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 'Jackmanii' (Large Plant)

Jackman's Clematis, Old Man's Beard

This late flowering Clematis bears a profusion of single blooms with velvety purple sepals and creamy coloured anthers. Clematis 'Jackmanii' is a particularly free flowering cultivar, creating a wonderful display from mid to late summer. Perfect for covering sunny walls and fences, but copes equally well in those tricky north facing positions. Jackman's Clematis also boasts a coveted RHS AGM. Height: 3m (10'). Spread: 1m (3'). More info
    • 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 'Mrs Cholmondeley' (Large Plant)

Old Man's Beard

This free flowering variety is a real show stopper. When grown in ideal conditions, the wide flowers can each reach up to 20cm (8in) across! Each pale lavender blue flower has prominent darker veins and chocolate brown anthers. Clematis 'Mrs Cholmondeley' is an early large flowering variety, blooming throughout early summer. This RHS AGM variety is best grown in light shade as flowers tend to fade in full sun. Height: 3m (10'). Spread: 1m (3'). Pruning group: 2. More info
    • 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 '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. More info
    • 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 napaulensis

Clematis forrestii, Old Man's Beard

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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    • £9.99
    • 3 x 7cm potted clematis plants

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    • £19.99

Clematis cirrhosa var. purpurascens 'Freckles'

Old Man's Beard

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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    • 1 clematis jumbo plug plant

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    • 3 clematis jumbo plug plants

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Clematis 'Tae'

Old Man's Beard

  • New in 2015
With large, dramatic blooms appearing in May and June, Clematis ‘Tae' will adorn your fences, trellis and arbours with colour not just once, but twice in each year! A second flush of these pink edged, white flowers will also re-appear in August/ September. The light coloured foliage and vibrant “dinner plate" blooms, up to 20cm (8in) across, will always look good when standing out against a darker background. Grown this climber on an obelisk in containers or at the back of flower beds. Height: 300cm (118"). Spread: 100cm (39"). Pruning group: 2.
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    • 1 x 7cm potted clematis plant

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    • £14.99
    • 2 x 7cm potted clematis plants

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    • £19.99

Clematis 'Semu' (Large Plant)

Old Man's Beard

From July to September, Clematis 'Semu' bears semi nodding, velvety purple blooms with a dusky blue reverse. This free flowering variety is particularly hardy and resilient. Its eye-catching summer blooms make a lovely feature climbing over obelisks, or scaling walls and fences. This vigorous cultivar is easy to maintain by cutting back to almost ground level each year. Height: 3m (10'). Spread: 1m (3'). Pruning group: 3. More info
    • 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 '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. More info
    • 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 'Madame le Coultre' (Large Plant)

Clematis jackmanii, Clematis 'Mevrouw le Coultre', Old Man's Beard

This jackmanii hybrid is a real show stopper! The dazzling, large white flowers with golden stamens are produced all summer from June to September. Clematis 'Madame le Coultre' simply exudes understated elegance. It makes a beautiful climber for softening the edges of brick pillars, pergolas and arbours. Undemanding and easy to grow, this stunning Clematis demands a prominent spot in your garden where it will be truly appreciated. Clematis 'Madame le Coultre' is often confused with Clematis 'Marie Boisselot' which is similar in appearance. Height: 3m (10'). Spread: 1m (3') Pruning group: 2. More info
    • 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