A gorgeous perennial climber, clematis is a popular way to cover walls, fences and trellis. Also known as Old Man’s Beard, this traditional favourite has enjoyed a bit of a renaissance in recent years. Whether you want to know when and where to plant clematis or need some guidance on the right time to prune your chosen variety, here’s where to start.

When you’re ready to place an order, browse our wide range of clematis plants to find the perfect climber for your outside space.

Late spring and autumn are the best times to plant clematis. Read the full article for soil preparation advice, optimum planting depth and the ideal growing conditions.

Clematis fits into one of three pruning categories: early-flowering, late-flowering or large flowering. Read the full article for practical pruning tips and a quick video guide.

This collection of expert articles, YouTube videos and Insta posts tells you just about everything you need to know about choosing, growing and caring for clematis.

With new and exciting varieties of clematis emerging all the time, their use in the garden is changing. See 5 of our hort team’s favourites, including something special for containers.

If you want to display your clematis on a patio or move it around the garden to fill gaps, a Tower Pot gives you the height and structure you need. Read more here.

Blogger Mandy Bradshaw chose Clematis ‘Guernsey Cream’ to brighten up her sun-free courtyard. Read her full article for more plants, flowers and climbers to grow in shade.

Browse our full range of clematis plants to find the perfect colour - from crisp white through to bright red and deep blue. Includes spring, summer and winter-flowering varieties.

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