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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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How to prune a clematis

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    • 1 x 9cm potted clematis plant

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £14.99
    • 2 x 9cm potted clematis plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £24.99

Clematis 'Big Brother'

Old Man's Beard

  • New in 2015
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

    • Despatch: By end of October 2015
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    • £14.99
    • 2 clematis jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of October 2015
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    • £19.99

Clematis rehderiana

Nodding Virgin's Bower, Old Man's Beard

The 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.

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How to prune a clematis

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    • 1 x 7cm potted clematis plant

    • Despatch: By end of November 2015
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    • £12.99

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. More info
    • 1 x 3 litre potted clematis plant

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

    • Despatch: By end of August 2015
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    • £24.99

Clematis 'Harry Smith'

Clematis intricata, Old Man's Beard

  • New in 2015
This unique selection of Clematis intricata thrives in the wilds of Outer Mongolia so it can easily put up with poor soils and a fair bit of neglect once established in the positively tropical UK! These Scrambling plants are self-supporting, and offer plenty of gently fragrant yellow and brown flowers through the summer - and some say that fragrance is of coconut! The scrambling nature of Clematis 'Harry Smith' makes it ideal for entwining through other climbers and wall shrubs - pair it with your favourite climbing rose for a match made in heaven. Height: 2.5m (9').Spread: 90cm (3'). Pruning group 3.
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    • 1 x 7cm potted clematis plant

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £11.99
    • 2 x 7cm potted clematis plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £17.99

Clematis montana 'Sunrise'

Old Man's Beard

Bronze foliage compliments the fully double pink blooms of Clematis montana 'Sunrise'. This eye catching variety will quickly form a wall of colour, romping freely to cover up unsightly walls and fences or soften the edges of outbuildings and garden sheds. Unlike many montanas, this double flowered Clematis is less vigorous and easier to contain within its boundaries. Height: 4m (13'). Spread: 2m (6',5"). Pruning group: 1

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How to prune a clematis

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    • 1 x 7cm potted clematis plant

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £14.99
    • 2 x 7cm potted clematis plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £29.98 £19.99

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

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

    • Despatch: By end of August 2015
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    • £24.99

Clematis 'Girenas' (Large Plant)

Old Man's Beard

Clematis 'Girenas' is an eye catching large flowered variety. The wide, pale pink blooms have wonderfully crimped edges and a central bar of deep pink through each sepal. This compact cultivar produces a profusion of flowers from June to July, and a second flush in late summer. Perfect for brightening up a lightly shaded wall where the flowers will be less prone to fading. Height: 3m (10'). Spread: 1m (3') Pruning group: 2. More info
    • 1 x 3 litre potted clematis plant

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

    • Despatch: By end of August 2015
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    • £24.99

Clematis x durandii (Large Plant)

Durand's Clematis, Old Man's Beard

Clematis x durandii is strikingly individual! The non clinging stems bear solitary indigo-blue flowers with golden yellow anthers from June to September. Each bloom has 4 - 6 narrow, slightly twisted and deeply furrowed sepals which give this cultivar its distinctive appearance. Unlike many varieties, Clematis x durandii does not climb, but will happily meander among borders, poking stems up between other plants. These stems can be easily staked for a particularly attractive effect. Alternatively, this versatile Clematis could be tied onto an obelisk or trellis. A resilient and easy to grow variety, which holds an RHS AGM for its superb garden performance. Height: 2m (6'). Spread: 1m (3') Pruning group: 3. More info
    • 1 x 3 litre potted clematis plant

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

    • Despatch: By end of August 2015
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    • £24.99

Clematis 'General Sikorski' (Large Plant)

Old Man's Beard

Clematis 'General Sikorski' boasts large blooms with wide mauve petals that create an eye-catching display. From June to September, this well known, large flowered Clematis has a particularly free flowering habit making it ideal for adding colour to walls and fences throughout the summer. There's no need for fiddly pruning either - simply cut all the stems to just above ground level in spring. Height: 3m (10'). Spread: 1m (3'). Pruning group: 3 More info
    • 1 x 3 litre potted clematis plant

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

    • Despatch: By end of August 2015
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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

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

    • Despatch: By end of August 2015
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    • £24.99

Clematis viticella 'Royal Velours' (Large Plant)

Old Man's Beard

The flowers of Clematis 'Royal Velours' are produced in such profusion that they literally smother the dark green foliage. Small, velvety, bell shaped, red-purple blooms create a spectacular display from July to September.Like all viticella varieties, Clematis 'Royal Velours' is a slender, fast growing climber that likes nothing more than scrambling among mature trees and shrubs. Let it shimmy up an obelisk or train it over a pergola. This splendid cultivar is easy to manage wherever you grow it! Height: 4m (12'). Spread: 1.5m (5'). Pruning group: 3. More info
    • 1 x 3 litre potted clematis plant

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

    • Despatch: By end of August 2015
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    • £24.99