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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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    • 1 x 'Princess Diana' 7cm potted plant

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    • £14.99 £9.99
    • 1 x 'Princess Kate' 7cm potted plant

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

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

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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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    • 1 x 7cm potted clematis plant

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    • £14.99
    • 3 x 7cm potted clematis plants

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    • £44.97 £24.99

Clematis Collection

Clematis 'Hagley Hybrid', Clematis florida var. florida 'Sieboldiana', Clematis cirrhosa var. purpurascens 'Freckles', Old Man's Beard

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Transform your walls and fences with this stunning mix of Clematis plants. The sumptuous showy blooms of these varieties will appear from early spring through to early autumn, followed by fluffy seed heads. This Clematis Trio will look fantastic grown up walls and fences, or grown in patio containers.

  • Collection comprises of:
  • Clematis florida var. florida 'Sieboldiana'- Summer flowering with showy blooms of crisp, white petals surrounding a central dome of rich, purple stamens. Height: 2.5m (8’). Spread: 1m (3’) Pruning group: 3.
  • Clematis cirrhosa var. purpurascens 'Freckles'- The earliest of the spring-flowering clematis, with cup-shaped pink blooms freckled with maroon-red markings. Height: 3m (10'). Spread: 1.5m (5'). Pruning group: 1.
  • Clematis 'Hagley Hybrid' - Large pink-mauve flowers with red-purple anthers borne in abundance from July to September on compact growth. Height: 2.5m (8’). Spread: 1m (3’). Pruning group: 3.

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    • 3 jumbo clematis plug plants

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    • £23.97 £13.99
    • 9 jumbo clematis plug plants

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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 jumbo clematis plug plant

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    • £7.99
    • 3 jumbo clematis plug plants

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    • £23.97 £13.99

Clematis 'Proteus' (Large Plant)

Old Man's Beard

Clematis ‘Proteus’ is a flamboyant cultivar bearing showy mauve-pink flowers. The large blooms are double in June and July, with a second flush of single blooms in late summer that continues through to September. This early large flowered Clematis has a compact habit making it suitable for growing in borders or containers. Clematis ‘Proteus’ will also tolerate a shaded site making it useful for those tricky north facing positions. 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 'Richard Pennell' (Large Plant)

Old Man's Beard

Wide blue-purple blooms, up to 13cm (5”) across, make a striking display in early summer. This vibrant climber produces a second flush in September bringing welcome colour to the garden as other plants start to fade. Clematis ‘Richard Pennell’ is ideal for covering walls and fences, and holds an RHS AGM for its superb garden performance. 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 'Rouge Cardinal' (Large Plant)

Old Man's Beard

Clematis ‘Rouge Cardinal’ is certainly one of the best red varieties. Single, velvety red flowers with brown anthers are produced from July to September in an opulent display. This vigorous climber prefers a sunny position where the flowers will gradually age to a purple-red colour. Grow this late large flowered variety in borders and containers, against a sunny wall or romping over a free standing obelisk. 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 'Rüütel' (Large Plant)

Old Man's Beard

Clematis ‘Rüütel' is a remarkably free flowering variety, bearing masses of large flowers from July to September. This attractive Clematis produces a profusion of particularly large, single, deep red flowers up to 20cm (8") across. This dazzling cultivar has a vigorous yet compact habit making it ideal for growing in containers or scaling walls and obelisks in borders. Better still, it’s easy to maintain - simply cut it back to just above 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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Clematis 'Sealand Gem' (Large Plant)

Old Man's Beard

A sister plant to the well known ‘Bees Jubilee’ and raised from the same batch of seedlings. Clematis ‘Sealand Gem’ flowers over a long period from June to September. The large blooms are a delicate shade of mauve with brighter pink bars to the centre of each petal. This pretty climber is ideal for softening sunny walls and fences, creating a gentle feminine tone. A lovely variety that will grow happily in borders or containers. 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 '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 'Xerxes' (Large Plant)

Clematis 'Elsa Spath', Old Man's Beard

Often referred to as ‘Elsa Spath’, Clematis ‘Xerxes’ bears large violet-blue flowers with attractive red anthers. This vigorous variety blooms over a long period from June to September, creating a superb display. Its moderate growth habit makes it suitable for growing among mature shrubs or covering walls and fences with long lasting summer colour. The dark flowers of Clematis ‘Xerxes’ look particularly effective when grown against a light background. 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 '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

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

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    • £24.99