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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 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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How to prune a clematis

 

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    • 1 x 7cm potted clematis plant

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
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    • £14.99
    • 1 x Clematis napaulensis collection

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    • £29.99
    • 3 x 7cm potted clematis plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
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    • £24.99

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 March 2016
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    • £14.99
    • 2 x 9cm potted clematis plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £24.99

Clematis 'New Love'

Old Man's Beard, Heracleifolia Group

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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.

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How to prune a clematis

 

Clematis 'New Love' Collection

Includes 1 x 9cm potted clematis plant, 100g of incredibloom® fertiliser and 1 Large Patio Pot.

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    • 1 x 9cm potted clematis plant

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    • £12.99
    • 1 x Clematis 'New Love' Collection

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    • 2 x 9cm potted clematis plants

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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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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

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £11.99
    • 3 x 7cm potted clematis plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £19.99

Clematis flammula

Fragrant Virgin's Bower, Old Man's Beard

Climbing 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.

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How to prune a clematis

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    • 1 x 7cm potted clematis plant

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Clematis flammula 'Rubra'

Clematis x triternata 'Rubromarginata', Clematis flammula 'Rubromarginata', Old Man's Beard

The curiously twisted, star-shaped blooms of Clematis flammula 'Rubra' have a beautifully sweet almond fragrance. Flowering from July onwards, the pink blushed petals give way to ornate seed heads that add plenty of autumn interest. This vigorous climber will quickly cover walls and fences, but is easily controlled by pruning to ground level each year. A superb variety which copes particularly well on alkaline soils. Height: 3m (10'). Spread: 100cm (3'). Pruning group: 3.

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How to prune a clematis

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Clematis 'Guernsey Cream'

Old Man's Beard

  • Rare yellow clematis
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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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.

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  • 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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How to prune a clematis

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Clematis 'Early Sensation' (Large Plant)

Clematis cartmanii, Old Man's Beard

As the name suggests, Clematis 'Early Sensation' is an early flowering variety. The large, fragrant white blooms with yellow-green stamens are followed by attractive fluffy seed heads. The non-clinging stems are cloaked in evergreen foliage which is bronze when young before maturing to dark green. Grow this compact clematis among mature shrubs or trained onto an obelisk in a large patio container for an elegant start to the growing season. Height: 2m (6'). Spread: 1m (3'). Pruning group: 1. 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 'Fujimusume' (Large Plant)

Old Man's Beard

Clematis 'Fujimusume' deserves a prominent position where its dramatic, blooms can be fully appreciated. This early large flowered variety bears single, purple-blue flowers with creamy yellow anthers reaching up to 20cm (8") across. Flowering from June to July and again in late summer, the exquisite blooms are followed by attractive golden seedheads that continue the display well into autumn. This spectacular RHS AGM variety is robust but relatively compact, making it ideal for growing against walls and fences or planted in a large patio container. Height: 3m (10'). Spread: 1m (3') Pruning group: 2. More info
    • 1 x 3 litre potted clematis plant

    • Despatch: By end of February 2016
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    • £14.99
    • 2 x 3 litre potted clematis plants

    • Despatch: By end of February 2016
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    • £24.99