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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.
Clematis 'New Love'
Old Man's Beard, Heracleifolia GroupCustomer Rating
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
These clematis plants are perfectly hardy and can be planted outdoors upon arrival. However, young plants are more vulnerable to extremes of winter weather and may benefit from growing on in an unheated greenhouse, coldframe or similarly sheltered spot until spring.
Clematis 'New Love' Patio Pot Collection
Includes 1 x 9cm potted clematis plant, 100g of incredibloom® fertiliser and 1 Large Patio Pot (Height: 30cm (12"). Diameter: 38cm (15"))More info
Clematis flammula (Large Plant)
Old Man's Beard, Virgin's BowerClimbing semi-evergreen stems carry starry white flowers from midsummer, with a deliciously sweet almond fragrance. The flowers give way by late summer to silky seed heads that make a striking Autumn display. Clematis flammula is fast growing and wonderfully vigorous, and pruning to ground level each year makes it easy to maintain. Superb for growing through shrubs and trees, or scrambling over walls and fences. Height: 5m (16’). Spread: 1m (3’). Pruning group: 3. More info
Clematis x aromatica
Old Man's BeardThis graceful 'scrambler' bears strongly scented flowers from summer to autumn. Admire the unusual deep violet blooms with prominent pale yellow stamens as the plant trails prettily through borders. Try planting Clematis x aromatica informally around a seating area to fully enjoy its scent. Height: 2m (6'). Spread: 1m (3') Pruning group: 3.
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