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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 '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

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    • £11.99 £9.99
    • 2 x 7cm potted clematis plants

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Clematis 'Étoile Violette' (Large Plant)

Clematis viticella, Clematis 'Fantasy', Clematis 'Violet Star', Old Man's Beard

This vigorous clematis is at its best when scrambling among mature trees and shrubs. From June to August, Clematis 'Étoile Violette' bears a profusion of small, deep violet purple flowers, each with a contrasting boss of creamy yellow stamens. The long stems and small flowers allow it to travel great distances without overpowering other plants. Better still, maintenance couldn't be easier - simply cut it back to ground level each year. This classis Clematis also holds an RHS AGM. Height: 5m (15'). Spread: 1.5m (5'). Pruning group: 3. 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

    • 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 '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 'Remembrance' (Large Plant)

Old Man's Beard

Clematis 'Remembrance' bears raspberry pink flowers that later mature to a very deep pink with a central boss of pale yellow stamens. The sepals are heavily textured giving each bloom a satiny sheen. This compact late flowering Clematis blooms consistently from July to September. A pretty variety which makes a lovely feature in a large patio pot and trained onto trellis or a free standing obelisk. It's easy to maintain too - simply cut the stems back to almost ground level each year. Height: 2.5m (8'). 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 '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

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    • £14.99
    • 2 clematis jumbo plug plants

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    • £19.99

Clematis repens

Old Man's Beard, The Twinkle Bell Clematis

  • Unusual semi-evergreen clematis
This unusual semi-evergreen Clematis is summer-flowering, producing hundreds of robust, waxy, yellow droplet blooms. The long stems of Clematis repens are non-clinging, making it perfect for containers or hanging baskets where it's stems will naturally trail downwards. Better still, this highly sought after variety requires only minimal pruning. The 'twinkle bell' clematis is semi-evergreen if grown in a sheltered site away from cold winds, with some winter protection. In cold areas it may lose all of its foliage in winter. Height: 2m (79"). Spread: 1m (39"). Pruning group: 1

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How to prune a clematis

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    • 1 x 7cm potted clematis plant

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    • £11.99
    • 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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How to prune a clematis

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    • 1 clematis jumbo plug plant

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Clematis 'Astra Nova'

Old Man's Beard

  • New in 2015
A refreshingly different Clematis for patio obelisks or walls and fences. With its easy-going viticella heritage, Clematis 'Astra Nova' is easy to prune, free-flowering and set to give colour from June to September, without even a pause! If you only invest in one new clematis, make it this one. The strands of jewelled blooms are each etched in purple and cream. Height: 2.4m (8ft). Spread: 60cm (24"). Pruning group: 3.
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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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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

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    • £14.99
    • 2 x 7cm potted clematis plants

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    • £29.98 £19.99