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Climbing Seeds & Plants


In this impressive range of plants and seeds you'll find all manner of climbers from old favourites to more unusual varieties. They're perfect for covering walls, fences and sheds and many of them will fill your garden with a delightful scent.



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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 florida 'Sieboldii'

Clematis florida var. florida 'Sieboldiana', Old Man's Beard

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Sought after for its showy blooms of crisp, white petals that surround a central dome of rich, purple stamens. This show-stopping clematis is fantastic for transforming walls and fences into a floral showpiece. When the flowers fade, the fluffy seed heads continue the performance into late summer and autumn. Clematis florida 'Sieboldii' makes a striking specimen for walls, fences and containers. Height: 2.5m (8'). Spread: 1m (3') Pruning group: 3.

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How to prune a clematis

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    • 1 clematis jumbo plug

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £7.99
    • 3 clematis jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £13.99
    • 6 clematis jumbo plug plants

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    • £25.98
    • Out of stock

Clematis (Top to Bottom) 'Success Magenta'

Old Man's Beard

This stunning, large-flowered Clematis has been specially selected for its ability to flower from its base to its tips. Vibrant, magenta blooms with contrasting creamy coloured stamens cover Clematis (Top to Bottom) 'Success Magenta' throughout summer for a fabulous, long-lasting display. This free flowering variety also has a neat, compact growth habit making it ideal for growing in large containers on the patio. Height: 2.5m (8'). Spread: 1.5m (5'). Pruning group: 2.

Useful links:

How to prune a clematis

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    • 1 clematis jumbo plug plant

    • Despatch: By end of October 2015
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    • £15.99
    • 2 clematis jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of October 2015
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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

Useful links:

How to prune a clematis

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    • 1 x 7cm potted clematis plant

    • Despatch: By end of October 2015
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    • £11.99
    • 3 x 7cm potted clematis plants

    • Despatch: By end of October 2015
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    • £19.99

Clematis montana 'Continuity'

Old Man's Beard

  • Continuous flowering all summer
Clematis montana is well known for its vigorous growth and abundant spring flowers, but this variety goes the extra mile. Clematis montana 'Continuity' is repeat flowering so you can enjoy masses of satiny pink blooms from May right through to August. Give it plenty of space to roam and it will repay you with waves of colour that will cover walls and fences with ease. Height: 6m (19'). Spread: 3m (10'). Pruning group: 1.

Useful links:

How to prune a clematis

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    • 1 x 7cm potted clematis plant

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

    • Despatch: By end of October 2015
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    • £19.99

Snail Vine

Vigna caracalla, Phaseolus caracalla, Snail Flower, Snail Bean, Corkscrew Flower

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This quick growing, evergreen twining climber is a close relative to the runner bean, grown for its pendants of twisted flowers, like coiled snail shells, up to 5cm (2") across. The fascinating summer flowers are followed by cylindrical green fruits in late autumn. Requiring a minimum temperature of 15°C (59°F), Vigna caracalla is best grown in patio containers that can be moved indoors to a heated greenhouse or conservatory for the winter. Alternatively, grow snail vines outdoors as an annual. Height: 6m (20'). Spread: 2m (6').
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    • 1 packet (4 snail vine seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 1 days
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    • £0.99

Clematis (Top to Bottom) 'Success Salmon'

Old Man's Beard

  • Amazing clematis with flowers from top to bottom!
This stunning, large-flowered Clematis has been specially selected for its ability to flower from its base to its tips. Pretty pink blooms with a distinct salmon stripe to each petal cover Clematis (Top to Bottom) 'Success Salmon' throughout summer for a fabulous, long-lasting display. This free flowering variety also has a neat, compact growth habit making it ideal for growing in large containers on the patio. Height: 2.5m (8'). Spread: 1.5m (5'). Pruning group: 2.

Useful links:

How to prune a clematis

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    • 1 clematis jumbo plug plant

    • Despatch: By end of October 2015
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    • £15.99
    • 2 clematis jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of October 2015
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    • £19.99

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'

Useful links:

How to prune a clematis

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    • 1 x 'Princess Diana' 7cm potted clematis plant

    • Despatch: By end of August 2015
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    • £14.99 £9.99
    • 1 x 'Princess Kate' 7cm potted clematis plant

    • Despatch: By end of August 2015
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    • £14.99 £9.99
    • 1 x 'Queen Mother' 7cm potted clematis plant

    • Despatch:
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    • £14.99 £9.99
    • Out of stock
    • 3 x 7cm potted clematis plants - 1 of each variety

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    • £44.97 £14.99
    • Out of stock

Clematis x aromatica

Old Man's Beard

This 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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How to prune a clematis

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    • 1 x 7cm potted clematis plant

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £12.99
    • 2 x 7cm potted clematis plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £19.99

Clematis 'Nelly Moser' (Large Plant)

Old Man's Beard

Large, pale pink petals with a distinctive deep pink central stripe and contrasting red anthers make this variety one of the most easily recognised. Clematis 'Nelly Moser' makes an excellent choice for a north facing wall - in sunnier positions its delicate shades are prone to fading. The wide blooms are followed by attractive seed heads that extend its elegant display into late summer. Height: 300cm (118"). 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 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

Useful links:

How to prune a clematis

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    • 1 clematis jumbo plug plant

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £7.99
    • 3 clematis jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
    • Save £9.98  
    • £23.97 £13.99

Clematis 'Fragrant Oberon'

Old Man's Beard

 Customer Rating
  • Customer favourite
Powerfully and sweetly perfumed, the pretty satin flowers of Clematis 'Fragrant Oberon' are lemon-white with a hint of green, and look stunning set against the dark foliage of this evergreen clematis. This compact climber is perfect for growing in patio containers or tumbling over low walls. Although hardy to around -7ºC (20°F), this variety will appreciate a sheltered site with some winter protection. Height and spread: 1.5m (5'). Pruning Group: 1

Useful links:

How to prune a clematis

More info
    • 1 x 7cm potted clematis plant

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

    • Despatch: By end of October 2015
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    • £18.99