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CLEMATIS

Commonly known as Virgin's bower



Showy, sometimes possibly too showy, long-flowering climbers with variety of shape and colour for all the year.

Genus of more than 200 species of deciduous, twining leaf-climbers, scandent shrubs, subshrubs and sometimes woody-based herbaceous perennials from Europe, the Himalayas, China, Australasia, North America and Central America.

More than 400 cultivars are in cultivation.

Native perennial Traveller's Joy or Old Man's Beard (C. vitalba) is a plant of hedgerows and wood edges whose climbing stems can reach to 30m.


  • Good to know - C. viticella and the small-flowering varieties are resistant to clematis wilt.
  • Pests & Diseases - cutworms, aphids attack young plants, whiteflies under glass. Clematis wilt.
  • Place of Origin - northern and southern hemispheres including Europe, Himalayas, China, Australasia, North and Central America.
  • Climber - Some of these climbing plants will need trellis or wire supports if grown on walls or fences. Other grow aerial roots and are self-clinging - attach to supports by means of leaf stalks.
  • Deciduous
  • Evergreen
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - perennials.
  • Full Sun - provide shade for roots and base of plant. Herbaceous varieties require full sun.
  • Partial Shade
  • fertile well drained soil - humus-rich. Mulch in late winter.

Buy Varieties of CLEMATIS

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CLEMATIS alpina 'Blue Dancer'

CLEMATIS alpina 'Blue Dancer'  >


Commonly known as: Alpine clematis, Virgin's bower .
A very popular pale blue early flowering clematis.
£14.50 each
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CLEMATIS alpina 'Frances Rivis'  AWARD

CLEMATIS alpina 'Frances Rivis'  >


Commonly known as: Alpine clematis.
Deep violet-blue form of the Columbine clematis
£14.50 each
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CLEMATIS alpina 'Jacequeline du Pre'  AWARD

CLEMATIS alpina 'Jacequeline du Pre'  >


Commonly known as: Alpine clematis, Virgin's bower .
Pink-pale maroon
£14.50 each
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CLEMATIS armandii

CLEMATIS armandii  >


Commonly known as: Virgin's bower.
Creamy-white flowers and long leathery dark green leaves
£22.50 each
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CLEMATIS armandii 'Apple Blossom'  AWARD

CLEMATIS armandii 'Apple Blossom'  >


Commonly known as: Virgin's bower.
Blush pink flowers, tinted white, from darker pink buds.
£22.50 each
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CLEMATIS armandii 'Snowdrift'

CLEMATIS armandii 'Snowdrift'  >


Commonly known as: Virgin's bower.
Pure white flowers
£22.50 each
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CLEMATIS cartmanii  'Joe'   AWARD

CLEMATIS cartmanii 'Joe'  >


Commonly known as: Virgin's bower.
Dwarf growing but very floriferous, white
£15.00 each
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CLEMATIS cirrhosa var balearica

CLEMATIS cirrhosa var balearica  >


Commonly known as: Virgin's bower.
Bronze tinged foliage in winter, flowers pale yellow spotted reddish purple
£14.50 each
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CLEMATIS cirrhosa var balearica 'Freckles'  AWARD

CLEMATIS cirrhosa var balearica 'Freckles'  >


Commonly known as: Virgin's bower.
Larger flowered form, tinged pink with maroon spots
£14.50 each
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CLEMATIS cirrhosa var balearica 'Wisley Cream'  AWARD

CLEMATIS cirrhosa var balearica 'Wisley Cream'  >


Commonly known as: Virgin's bower.
Large creamy-white unspotted flowers
£14.50 each
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CLEMATIS x durandii   AWARD

CLEMATIS x durandii  >


Commonly known as: Virgin's bower.
Striking bright blue flowers on long stiff stems, good for cutting
£13.50 each
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CLEMATIS 'Early Sensation'

CLEMATIS 'Early Sensation'  >


Commonly known as: Virgin's bower.
Evergreen with pinnate leaves and sweetly scented white flowers
£16.50 each
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CLEMATIS florida 'Alba Plena'

CLEMATIS florida 'Alba Plena'  >


Commonly known as: Virgin's bower.
Large double greenish white flowers
£16.50 each
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CLEMATIS florida 'Bicolor'

CLEMATIS florida 'Bicolor'  >


Commonly known as: Virgin's bower.
(Syn. 'Sieboldii') - beautiful form with large white flowers and a conspicuous central boss of violet-purple stamens
£17.50 each
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CLEMATIS florida 'Taiga'

CLEMATIS florida 'Taiga'  >


Commonly known as: Virgin's bower.
Double purple-blue flowers late summer through to autumn. The petals curl inwards and are tipped with greenish white
£17.50 each
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CLEMATIS macropetala 'Blue Bird'

CLEMATIS macropetala 'Blue Bird'  >


Commonly known as: Virgin's bower.
Mauve-blue
£16.00 each
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CLEMATIS macropetala 'Maidwell Hall'

CLEMATIS macropetala 'Maidwell Hall'  >


Commonly known as: Virgin's bower.
Deep lavender-blue
£15.00 each
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CLEMATIS macropetala 'Markham's Pink'  AWARD

CLEMATIS macropetala 'Markham's Pink'  >


Commonly known as: Virgin's bower.
Deep pink
£13.50 each
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CLEMATIS macropetala 'Pauline'  AWARD

CLEMATIS macropetala 'Pauline'  >


Commonly known as: Virgin's bower.
Profuse large deep blue flowers
£13.50 each
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CLEMATIS montana 'Broughton Star'  AWARD

CLEMATIS montana 'Broughton Star'  >


Commonly known as: Virgin's bower.
Semi-double salmon-pink flowers
£13.50 each
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CLEMATIS montana 'Elizabeth'  AWARD

CLEMATIS montana 'Elizabeth'  >


Commonly known as: Virgin's bower.
Large soft pink fragrant flowers
£13.50 each
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CLEMATIS montana 'Marjorie'

CLEMATIS montana 'Marjorie'  >


Commonly known as: Virgin's bower.
Semi-double flowering form with creamy pink sepals and a centre of large salmon-pink stamens, late flowering
£13.50 each
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CLEMATIS montana 'Tetrarose'  AWARD

CLEMATIS montana 'Tetrarose'  >


Commonly known as: Virgin's bower.
Deep pink. Ideal for coastal exposure
£13.50 each
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CLEMATIS montana var. rubens

CLEMATIS montana var. rubens  >


Commonly known as: Virgin's bower.
Bronze purple new shoots and rose-pink flowers
£13.50 each
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CLEMATIS orientalis 'Bill Mackenzie'  AWARD

CLEMATIS orientalis 'Bill Mackenzie'  >


Commonly known as: Virgin's bower.
Smaller bell-shaped yellow flowers from midsummer into autumn
£13.50 each
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CLEMATIS serratifolia

CLEMATIS serratifolia  >


Commonly known as: Korean clematis, Virgin's bower.
Lemon-scented soft yellow flowers with dark stamens, blooming from late summer to autumn. Silky seed heads last well into winter
£13.50 each
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CLEMATIS tangutica

CLEMATIS tangutica  >


Commonly known as: Virgin's bower.
Yellow lantern-like flowers
£13.50 each
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CLEMATIS texensis 'Princess Diana'  AWARD

CLEMATIS texensis 'Princess Diana'  >


Commonly known as: Virgin's bower.
Miniature tulip-shaped pink flowers with a vibrant pink central bar which becomes mauve-deep pink as it nears the edge of the flower
£15.00 each
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CLEMATIS viticella 'Abundance'  AWARD

CLEMATIS viticella 'Abundance'  >


Commonly known as: Virgin's bower.
Bell-shaped wine-red flowers
£14.00 each
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CLEMATIS viticella 'Alba Luxurians'

CLEMATIS viticella 'Alba Luxurians'  >


Commonly known as: Virgin's bower.
Grey-green foliage and bell-shaped flowers which are green tipped white
£14.00 each
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Useful extras...

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All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Only £7.50

Vermin & Pest Control
Slug Pellets
Slug killer blue mini pellets are easy to use and give effective control of slugs and snails. Ideal in garden, conservatory or greenhouse.
Only £6.50

Vermin & Pest Control
Copper Tape
Quick and easy way to repel slugs and snails from your pots with this adhesive copper tape.
Only £7.50

Garden Goodies
Slate Plant Labels
These wonderfully tactile natural slate plant labels are hand made in Cornwall and come with a chalk pen. Just stick them in your pot or border. Pack of 6.
Only £10.20

Garden Goodies
Slate Tie-on Plant Labels
Hand made in Cornwall, these delightful natural slate labels are perfect for pots. Comes with chalk pen. Pack of 5
Only £10.20

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Only £4.50

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