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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. The climbing stems can reach to 30m.

Further Reading....

  • Deciduous
  • Evergreen
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Additional Features - 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.
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - - humus-rich. Mulch in late winter.
  • Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant -

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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
 
£16.00 each 
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CLEMATIS viticella 'Abundance'  AWARD

CLEMATIS viticella 'Abundance'  >


Commonly known as: Virgin's bower.
Bell-shaped wine-red flowers
 
£15.00 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
 
£16.00 each 
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CLEMATIS viticella 'Dark Eyes'

CLEMATIS viticella 'Dark Eyes'  >


Commonly known as: Virgin's bower.
Very dark purple and free-flowering
 
£16.00 each 
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CLEMATIS viticella 'Kermesina'  AWARD

CLEMATIS viticella 'Kermesina'  >


Commonly known as: Virgin's bower.
Wine-red flowers with white at the centre, contrasting well with dark anthers
 
£16.00 each 
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CLEMATIS viticella 'Polish Spirit'  AWARD

CLEMATIS viticella 'Polish Spirit'  >


Commonly known as: Virgin's bower.
Purple flowers with deep red stamens
 
£15.00 each 
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CLEMATIS viticella 'Purpurea Plena Elegans'  AWARD

CLEMATIS viticella 'Purpurea Plena Elegans'  >


Commonly known as: Virgin's bower.
Double lilac-purple flowers which are paler in the centre
 
£15.00 each 
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Available Early Spring 2022 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.

CLEMATIS viticella 'Royal Velours'

CLEMATIS viticella 'Royal Velours'  >


Commonly known as: Virgin's bower.
Rich, velvety purple-red
 
£16.00 each 
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CLEMATIS viticella 'Venosa Violacea'  AWARD

CLEMATIS viticella 'Venosa Violacea'  >


Commonly known as: Virgin's bower.
Purplish-blue flowers with a white bar and dark stamens. Comparatively large flowers for a viticella
 
£16.00 each 
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CLEMATIS 'Bees Jubilee'

CLEMATIS 'Bees Jubilee'  >


Commonly known as: Virgin's bower.
Bluish-pink striped with carmine
 
Multibuy Any 3+ £12.00 each
£14.50 each 
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CLEMATIS 'Countess of Lovelace'

CLEMATIS 'Countess of Lovelace'  >


Commonly known as: Virgin's bower.
Double bluish lilac flowers in early summer and single flowers on new shoots in late summer
 
Multibuy Any 3+ £12.00 each
£14.50 each 
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Available Early Spring 2022 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.

CLEMATIS 'Duchess of Edinburgh'

CLEMATIS 'Duchess of Edinburgh'  >


Commonly known as: Virgin's bower.
Large double white with green shading
 
Multibuy Any 3+ £12.00 each
£14.50 each 
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CLEMATIS 'Ernest Markham'   AWARD

CLEMATIS 'Ernest Markham'  >


Commonly known as: Virgin's bower.
Petunia red with velvety sheen
 
Multibuy Any 3+ £12.00 each
£14.50 each 
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CLEMATIS 'General Sikorski'

CLEMATIS 'General Sikorski'  >


Commonly known as: Virgin's bower.
Large single blue flowers with creamy anthers
 
Multibuy Any 3+ £12.00 each
£14.50 each 
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CLEMATIS 'Gipsy Queen'   AWARD

CLEMATIS 'Gipsy Queen'  >


Commonly known as: Virgin's bower.
Velvety violet-purple
 
Multibuy Any 3+ £12.00 each
£14.50 each 
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Available Early Spring 2022 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.

CLEMATIS 'Guernsey Cream'

CLEMATIS 'Guernsey Cream'  >


Commonly known as: Virgin's bower.
Large creamy-white flowers with apple green bar
 
Multibuy Any 3+ £12.00 each
£14.50 each 
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CLEMATIS 'Hagley Hybrid'

CLEMATIS 'Hagley Hybrid'  >


Commonly known as: Virgin's bower.
Shell pink with brown anthers
 
Multibuy Any 3+ £12.00 each
£14.50 each 
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CLEMATIS 'Huldine'   AWARD

CLEMATIS 'Huldine'  >


Commonly known as: Virgin's bower.
Pearly white
 
Multibuy Any 3+ £12.00 each
£14.50 each 
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Available Early Spring 2022 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.

CLEMATIS 'Jackmanii Superba'

CLEMATIS 'Jackmanii Superba'  >


Commonly known as: Virgin's bower.
Violet-purple
 
Multibuy Any 3+ £12.00 each
£14.50 each 
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CLEMATIS 'Lasurstern'   AWARD

CLEMATIS 'Lasurstern'  >


Commonly known as: Virgin's bower.
Blue
 
Multibuy Any 3+ £12.00 each
£14.50 each 
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CLEMATIS 'Marie Boisselot'   AWARD

CLEMATIS 'Marie Boisselot'  >


Commonly known as: Virgin's bower.
Large pure white
 
Multibuy Any 3+ £12.00 each
£14.50 each 
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CLEMATIS 'Multi Blue'

CLEMATIS 'Multi Blue'  >


Commonly known as: Virgin's bower.
A most striking clematis with large double blue flowers in profusion
 
Multibuy Any 3+ £12.00 each
£14.50 each 
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CLEMATIS 'Nelly Moser'   AWARD

CLEMATIS 'Nelly Moser'  >


Commonly known as: Virgin's bower.
Pink-white bar
 
Multibuy Any 3+ £12.00 each
£14.50 each 
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CLEMATIS 'Niobe'   AWARD

CLEMATIS 'Niobe'  >


Commonly known as: Virgin's bower.
Deep red
 
Multibuy Any 3+ £12.00 each
£14.50 each 
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CLEMATIS 'Perle d'Azur'   AWARD

CLEMATIS 'Perle d'Azur'  >


Commonly known as: Virgin's bower.
Light blue
 
£16.00 each 
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Availability yet to be determined - We don't yet know when or if this plant is coming back into stock

CLEMATIS 'Romantika'

CLEMATIS 'Romantika'  >


Commonly known as: Virgin's bower.
Exceptionally dark purple flowers with yellow anthers
 
Multibuy Any 3+ £12.00 each
£14.50 each 
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CLEMATIS 'Rouge Cardinal'

CLEMATIS 'Rouge Cardinal'  >


Commonly known as: Virgin's bower.
Crimson velvet
 
Multibuy Any 3+ £12.00 each
£14.50 each 
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CLEMATIS 'Ville de Lyon'

CLEMATIS 'Ville de Lyon'  >


Commonly known as: Virgin's bower.
Bright carmine-red
 
Multibuy Any 3+ £12.00 each
£14.50 each 
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CLEMATIS 'Vyvyan Pennell'

CLEMATIS 'Vyvyan Pennell'  >


Commonly known as: Virgin's bower.
Double lilac-mauve
 
Multibuy Any 3+ £12.00 each
£14.50 each 
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CLEMATIS 'Westerplatte'

CLEMATIS 'Westerplatte'  >


Commonly known as: Virgin's bower.
Rich red flowers with a hint of purple
 
Multibuy Any 3+ £12.00 each
£14.00 each 
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