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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

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    • £14.99
    • 2 x 9cm potted clematis plants

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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

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    • £29.99

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').

 

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    • £14.99
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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.

 

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    • £17.99
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    • £29.99

Clematis 'Harry Smith'

Clematis intricata, Old Man's Beard

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. More info
    • 1 x 7cm potted clematis plant

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    • £14.99
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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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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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Clematis 'New Love' (Large Plant)

Old Man's Beard

This fabulous herbaceous Clematis has a self supporting, bush forming habit that is perfect for bulking up perennial borders with vigorous clumps of dense foliage. The star-shaped, indigo blooms of Clematis ‘New Love’ have slender, reflexed petals and a lovely sweet fragrance. This spectacular variety is best grown among tall perennials such as Lupins, Foxgloves, and Delphiniums and makes a superb gap filler for cottage garden planting schemes. Height: 90cm (35”). Spread: 50cm (20”). Pruning group: 3.

 

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    • 1 x 3.6 litre potted clematis plant

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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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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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Clematis 'Apollonia' (Large Plant)

Old Man's Beard

Pristine white blooms with creamy yellow anthers cover the mid green foliage of Clematis 'Apollonia'. This rarely seen cultivar is beautifully elegant, bearing its flowers from June to August in a dazzling display. A lovely compact variety that is well suited to being grown in containers. Pair it with a soft pink climbing rose for a pretty, cottage garden feel. Height: 2m (6'). 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 '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

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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