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Clematis 'Akaishi'
Clematis 'Akaishi'

A Japanese cultivar with attractive large bicolor flowers. Purple-crimson sepals with wavy edges and a broad vivid red bar along the center. Creamy filaments tipped with crimson anthers. In direct sunlight flowers fade and wither quickly. Only light pruni..

Introduced by Sakata no Tane Co., Japan
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
violet-purple with a red central bar 2-3 m big V, VI, IXV, VI, IX N, E, W 2 (light) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9
Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
N, E, W 2 (light) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9

Clematis 'Asao'
Clematis 'Asao'

A moderately fast growing Japanese cultivar with large bicolor flowers: deep pink with a white central bar and yellow anthers, from May to September. It doesn’t like extremely hot, sunny areas. Excellent for growing over fences, walls, arbors, pergolas, t..

Raised by Kazushige Ozawa, Japan 1971.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
pink-red 2-3 m big V, VI, VIII, IXV, VI, VIII, IX N, E, W 2 (light) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9
Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
N, E, W 2 (light) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9

Clematis 'Azure Ball'PBR
Clematis 'Azure Ball'PBR

An attractive Polish cultivar of large, double and semi-double flowers with light blue-violet sepals. Flowers abundantly from May till July. WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE:Flowers large, 15–17 cm across, double and semi-double, produced both on old and new shoots. T..

Raised by Szczepan Marczyński, Poland 1999. Named in 2013, on the market from summer 2016.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
light violet-blue 2 m medium V, VI, VIIV, VI, VII S, E, W 2 (light) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9
Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
S, E, W 2 (light) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9

Clematis 'Bałtyk'
Clematis 'Bałtyk'

An early-flowering Polish cultivar with a moderate growth rate. Rounded, violet-purple flowers with crimson anthers are borne from May to June. Excellent for fences, walls, arbors, pergolas, trellises and poles.

Raised by Stefan Franczak, Poland. Introduced in 1988.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
violet-purple 3 m big V, VI, VIII, IXV, VI, VIII, IX S, N, E, W 2 (light) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9
Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
S, N, E, W 2 (light) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9

Clematis 'Belle of Woking'
Clematis 'Belle of Woking'

A good variety with pale mauve, double flowers borne on previous year’s wood from late May to July. During summer single flowers are borne on new growth. Grows and flowers best in sunny positions.

Raised by George Jackman & Son, United Kingdom.Introduced in 1881.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
pale mauve, double, single in summer 2-3 m big V, VI, VII, VIIIV, VI, VII, VIII S, E, W 2 (light) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9
Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
S, E, W 2 (light) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9

Clematis 'Bieszczady' EARTHQUAKE
Clematis 'Bieszczady' EARTHQUAKE

Pink flowers 14-20 cm in diameter are composed of 6-8 petals with an almost white central bar. Claret anthers on pink filaments. Blooms from the end of June to September. Achieves a height of 2-3 m. It clings to supports with twining leaf petioles. Useful..

Raised by Szczepan Marczyński, Poland. Introduced in 2006.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
rose with a paler bar 2-3 m big VI, VII, VIII, IXVI, VII, VIII, IX S, N, E, W 3 (hard) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9
Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
S, N, E, W 3 (hard) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9

Clematis 'Blue Light'PBR
Clematis 'Blue Light'PBR

An exceptionally attractive compact cultivar with pale blue flowers. One of the very few varieties to carry double flowers on new growth later in the season. It clings to a support using twining leaf petioles. Suitable for growing over arbors, trellises, ..

Selected by F. van Haastert, Netherlands. Introduced in 1998.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
blue, always double 2 m medium V, VI, VIII, IX, XV, VI, VIII, IX, X S, E, W 2 (light) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9
Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
S, E, W 2 (light) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9

Clematis 'Bluish Violet'
Clematis 'Bluish Violet'

A slender-stemmed, scrambling herbaceous perennial. Stems don’t twine round supports, but they can lean against them. Bell-shaped, violet-blue nodding flowers, borne from June to September, followed by silky seed heads. Best planted on perennial borders o..

Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
violet 1 m small VI, VII, VIII, IXVI, VII, VIII, IX S, N, E, W 3 (hard) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9
Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
S, N, E, W 3 (hard) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9

Clematis 'Błękitny Anioł' BLUE ANGEL
Clematis 'Błękitny Anioł' BLUE ANGEL

A healthy Polish cultivar, moderately fast growing and free-flowering. Pale blue flowers with wavy edges and yellow-green stamens, borne from June to August. Ideal for growing over fences, walls, arbors, pergolas, trellises and poles. It can be grown into..

Raised by Stefan Franczak, Poland. Introduced in 1988.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
pale blue 3-4 m medium VI, VII, VIIIVI, VII, VIII S, N, E, W 3 (hard) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9
Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
S, N, E, W 3 (hard) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9

Clematis 'Chalcedony'
Clematis 'Chalcedony'

A charming cultivar with light blue-lilac flowers, double in May and June, and semi-double during summer blooming. Twines around the supports by means of curling petioles. Suitable for growing over arbours, pergolas and fences, or training over various ga..

Raised by Ellis Strachan, United Kingdom 1984.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
light lilac blue, double 2.5-3 m big V, VI, VIII, IXV, VI, VIII, IX S, E, W 2 (light) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9
Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
S, E, W 2 (light) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9

Clematis 'Comtesse de Bouchaud'
Clematis 'Comtesse de Bouchaud'

A healthy, moderately fast growing and free-flowering cultivar. Beautiful, medium-size, soft rose-pink flowers with cream anthers, borne from June to September. Ideal for growing over fences, walls, arbors, pergolas, trellises and poles. It can be grown i..

Raised by F. Morel, France. Introduced in 1900.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
rose-pink 3-4 m medium VI, VII, VIII, IXVI, VII, VIII, IX S, N, E, W 3 (hard) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9
Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
S, N, E, W 3 (hard) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9

Clematis 'Danuta'
Clematis 'Danuta'

A Polish cultivar raised by brother Stefan Franczak at the beginning of the 90’s. Pink flowers with wavy edged tepals and creamy-green stamens are borne profusely in June and July. It climbs by means of twining leaf petioles and can reach a height up to 2..

Raised by Stefan Franczak, Poland
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
pink 3.5 m big VI, VIIVI, VII S, E, W 3 (hard) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9
Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
S, E, W 3 (hard) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9

Clematis 'Ernest Markham'
Clematis 'Ernest Markham'

A moderately growing, floriferous cultivar. Glowing red-violet flowers with a velvety sheen and cream-brown stamens. Excellent for walls, arbors, pergolas, trellises and poles. It can also be grown into natural supports such as small trees or over large b..

Raised by E. Markham, United Kingdom. Introduced in 1938.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
red-violet with a velvety sheen 3-4 m big VII, VIII, IXVII, VIII, IX S, E, W 3 (hard) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9
Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
S, E, W 3 (hard) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9

Clematis 'Fireworks'
Clematis 'Fireworks'

An interesting cultivar with large vivid bicolor flowers. Purple sepals with a bright reddish-mauve central bar and slightly wavy margins. White filaments with purple anthers. Excellent for arbors, trellises, poles and other garden supports. It can also b..

Raised by J. Treasure, United Kingdom 1984.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
purple with reddish-mauve stripe 2.5-3.5 m big V, VI, VIII, IXV, VI, VIII, IX S, N, E, W 2 (light) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9
Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
S, N, E, W 2 (light) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9

Clematis 'Guernsey Cream'
Clematis 'Guernsey Cream'

A very floriferous variety blooming from mid-May to July, and again at the end of August. Lightly yellow flowers with yellow stamens and a green bar at the centre, become whiter in full blossom.It doesn't like sunny areas. Looks lovely when planted agains..

Raised by R. J. Evison, United Kingdom. Introduced in 1989.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
bright yellow 2 m big V, VI, VII, VIII, IXV, VI, VII, VIII, IX N, E, W 2 (light) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9
Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
N, E, W 2 (light) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9

Clematis 'Huldine'
Clematis 'Huldine'

A vigorous and free-flowering cultivar. Pearly white flowers with a mauve bar on the reverse and white filaments with yellow anthers, borne from June to September. Thrives best in full sun. Suitable for fences, arbors and garden supports.

Raised by F. Morel, France. Introduced in 1934.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
pearl-white 3-5 m medium VI, VII, VIII, IXVI, VII, VIII, IX S, E, W 3 (hard) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9
Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
S, E, W 3 (hard) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9

Clematis 'Jackmanii'
Jackman Clematis

The oldest large-flowered cultivar raised in England in 1858. Spectacular, dark, violet-purple, semi-nodding flowers with green stamens are borne in great profusion from July to October. A healthy and hardy variety. Ideal for fences, walls, arbors, pergol..

Raised by George Jackman & Son, United Kingdom. Introduced in 1863.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
violet-purple 3-4 m medium VI, VII, VIII, IXVI, VII, VIII, IX S, N, E, W 3 (hard) 3 - 9Zones 3 - 9
Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
S, N, E, W 3 (hard) 3 - 9Zones 3 - 9

Clematis 'Jan Paweł II' JOHN PAUL II
Clematis 'Jan Paweł II' JOHN PAUL II

A hardy, long-flowering Polish cultivar with a moderate growth rate. Large, cream flowers with a pale pink bar, particularly distinctive during autumn bloom. Suitable for fences, walls, arbors, pergolas, trellises and wooden supports. It can clamber over ..

Raised by Stefan Franczak, Poland. Introduced in 1979.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
cream with a pale pink bar in autumn 3-4 m big VI, VII, VIII, IXVI, VII, VIII, IX S, N, E, W 2 (light) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9
Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
S, N, E, W 2 (light) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9

Clematis 'Kaen'
Clematis 'Kaen'

A Japanese, intriguing variety of bright red, full and semi-full flowers ranging 8-14cm in diameter. Irregular sepals, wide and lanceolate, with wavy edges and pointy tips. Bright red with pink bar in the middle, lighter at the base and with green spots s..

Raised by Hiroyasu Shinzawa (Japan) before 2003.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
bright red 2 m big V, VI, VIII, IXV, VI, VIII, IX S, E, W 2 (light) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9
Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
S, E, W 2 (light) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9

Clematis 'Kaiser'PBR BLUSHING BRIDESMAID
Clematis 'Kaiser'PBR BLUSHING BRIDESMAID

A highly attractive Japanese cultivar of double, pink flowers 10-14 cm in diameter, consisting of numerous sepals varying from elliptic to narrow – needle-shaped, bright-pink, sometimes nearly red that acquire green splashes in cold weather. Stamens and s..

Raised by F. Miyata i K. Miyazaki (Japan) in 1994.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
dark pink 1 m medium V, VIV, VI S, E, W 2 (light) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9
Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
S, E, W 2 (light) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9

Clematis 'Lech Wałęsa'
Clematis 'Lech Wałęsa'

A new Polish cultivar raised in 2004. Awarded the gold medal at the Plantarium 2005 Arboricultural Trade Fair. Large (20 cm in diameter) pale blue-purple flowers are darker at the margins, while the interior of the tepal is almost white and a central tuft..

Raised by Szczepan Marczyński, Poland. Introduced in 2005.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
blue-violet with a lighter bar 2-3 m very big VI, VII, VIII, IX, XVI, VII, VIII, IX, X S, N, E, W 2 (light) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9
Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
S, N, E, W 2 (light) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9

Clematis 'Mazury' CRATER LAKE
Clematis 'Mazury' CRATER LAKE

Large (15-17 cm in diameter), double flowers on new growth – blue with lighter spots. The outer circle of the tepals is mottled with green. Flowers have a nice, regular structure on opening and seem to be made of crêpe paper. When fully open they reveal c..

Raised by Szczepan Marczyński, Poland. Introduced in 2006.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
blue mottled with white, double 2-3 m big VI, VII, VIII, IXVI, VII, VIII, IX S, E, W 3 (hard) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9
Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
S, E, W 3 (hard) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9

Clematis 'Monte Cassino'
Clematis 'Monte Cassino'

A Polish variety with large, velvet glowing crimson flowers and contrasting cream stamens. Flowers in June-August. Looks beautifully when planted against a bright background. Particularly useful for growing through roses, other shrubs or conifers.

Raised by Stefan Franczak, Poland.Introduced in 1986.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
velvet glowing crimson 2-3 m big VI, VII, VIII, IXVI, VII, VIII, IX S, N, E, W 2 (light) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9
Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
S, N, E, W 2 (light) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9

Clematis 'Mrs Cholmondeley'
Clematis 'Mrs Cholmondeley'

A vigorous cultivar with a long flowering period. Large, pale blue flowers with mauve veining, long pointed sepals and coffee-brown anthers. If stems are pruned back lightly in spring (pruning 2) it flowers almost incessantly from May to August. It may al..

Raised by C. Noble, United Kingdom 1873.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
pale blue 3 m big V, VI, VIIIV, VI, VIII S, N, E, W 2-3 (medium) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9
Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
S, N, E, W 2-3 (medium) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9

Clematis 'Niobe'
Clematis 'Niobe'

One of the most popular varieties. Large, very deep red flowers with yellow anthers. Just after opening blooms appear almost black. Very free-flowering. It was raised in Poland.Excellent for growing over fences, walls, arbors, pergolas, trellises and wood..

Raised by W. Noll, Poland. Introduced in 1975.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
very deep red 2 m big VI, VIII, IXVI, VIII, IX S, N, E, W 2 (light) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9
Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
S, N, E, W 2 (light) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9

Clematis 'Piilu'
Clematis 'Piilu'

A profusely flowering Estonian cultivar of compact growth. Shaded rose-lilac flowers with nicely contrasting yellow stamens. Sepals with a dark pink bar at the centre. In June, on previous year’s wood flowers are semi-double, in summer single on new growt..

Raised by U. & A. Kivistik, Estonia. Named in 1988.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
rose-lilac 1.5 m medium VI, VII, IXVI, VII, IX S, E, W 2 (light) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9
Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
S, E, W 2 (light) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9

Clematis 'Pink Flamingo'
Clematis 'Pink Flamingo'

One of the earliest and most profusely flowering varieties. Charming, mauve pink flowers with a deep pink blotch at the base of each sepal and paler margins, borne during April-June, are followed during summer and autumn by decorative, silky seed heads. A..

Raised by Miss E. Jones, United Kingdom. Introduced in 1993.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
pink, dark at the base, semi-double 2 m small IV, V, VII, VIIIIV, V, VII, VIII S, N, E, W 1 (none) 3 - 9Zones 3 - 9
Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
S, N, E, W 1 (none) 3 - 9Zones 3 - 9

Clematis 'Piotr Skarga'
Clematis 'Piotr Skarga'

A Polish cultivar growing up to 1.5-2 m. Flowers, up to 14-17 cm across, usually consist of 6 pointed, wavy-edged tepals that are violet-blue on the upper side and pale violet underneath. Pale yellow anthers and filaments. Flowers are borne in June-July a..

Raised by Stefan Franczak, Poland. Introduced in 1990.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
violet-blue 1.5-2 m big VI, VII, IXVI, VII, IX S, N, E, W 2 (light) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9
Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
S, N, E, W 2 (light) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9

Clematis 'Polonez'
Clematis 'Polonez'

Wine-red textured flowers a lighter bar and yellow anthers. A healthy, free flowering vine that will tolerate moderate soil but needs a sunny site to perform best. It climbs using leaf petioles. Particularly useful for growing over small trees or shrubs, ..

Raised by Szczepan Marczyński, Poland. Introduced in 2004.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
wine-red 2.5 m medium VI, VII, VIII, IXVI, VII, VIII, IX S, E, W 3 (hard) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9
Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
S, E, W 3 (hard) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9

Clematis 'Prince Charles'
Clematis 'Prince Charles'

A compact variety, very free-flowering and easy to grow. Semi-nodding, medium size, pale blue flowers and small leaves. An excellent clematis for growing into small trees or over shrubs, fences, arbors and various garden supports. May be used as ground co..

Selected by A. Keay, New Zeland. Introduced in 1976.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
light blue 2 m medium VI, VII, VIII, IXVI, VII, VIII, IX S, E, W 3 (hard) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9
Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
S, E, W 3 (hard) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9

Clematis 'Proteus'
Clematis 'Proteus'

A moderately fast growing cultivar with double deep mauve-pink flowers on previous year’s wood. During summer single flowers are borne on new growth. It thrives best in full sun. Excellent for walls, arbors, pergolas, trellises and poles.

Raised by C. Noble, United Kingdom 1876.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
double deep mauve-pink, single in summer 2-2.5 m big V, VI, VII, VIIIV, VI, VII, VIII S, E, W 2 (light) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9
Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
S, E, W 2 (light) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9

Clematis 'Rhapsody'
Clematis 'Rhapsody'

A charming cultivar of compact growth. It attracts attention with its conspicuous sapphire-blue flowers with yellow stamens. Long and profuse flowering from June to September. Particularly useful for cultivation in containers on terraces and balconies or ..

Raised by F. Watkinson, United Kingdom 1988.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
sapphire-blue, slightly fragrant 1-2 m medium VI, VII, VIII, IXVI, VII, VIII, IX S, N, E, W 3 (hard) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9
Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
S, N, E, W 3 (hard) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9

Clematis 'Roko-Kolla'
Clematis 'Roko-Kolla'

An Estonian cultivar with a compact growth habit. Creamy-white flowers, having a greenish-yellow stripe down each tepal and creamy-yellow stamens, are borne very freely from the beginning of July to early October. It climbs by means of twining leaf petiol..

Raised by U. & A. Kivistik, Estonia. Introduced in 1983.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
white with a yellow bar 1.5-2 m medium VII, VIII, IX, XVII, VIII, IX, X S, N, E, W 3 (hard) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9
Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
S, N, E, W 3 (hard) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9

Clematis 'Romantika'
Clematis 'Romantika'

An Estonian cultivar with very deep violet, almost black flowers and contrasting pale yellow stamens. It looks particularly attractive against a light background, meandering through yellow leafed deciduous or coniferous shrubs. Vulnerable to powdery milde..

Raised by U. & A. Kivistik, Estonia. Named in 1987.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
very deep violet 2-2.5 m medium VII, VIII, IXVII, VIII, IX S, N, E, W 3 (hard) 3 - 9Zones 3 - 9
Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
S, N, E, W 3 (hard) 3 - 9Zones 3 - 9

Clematis 'Rooguchi'
Clematis 'Rooguchi'

A charming perennial variety originating from Japan. Graceful, bell-shaped, deep violet-blue flowers edged in pale mauve are borne incessantly from June to September. Stems don't twine round supports, but they can lean against them. They can be either sti..

Raised by Kazushige Ozawa, Japan 1988.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
violet-blue, bell-shaped 1.5-2 m small VI, VII, VIII, IXVI, VII, VIII, IX S, E, W 3 (hard) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9
Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
S, E, W 3 (hard) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9

Clematis 'Rouge Cardinal'
Clematis 'Rouge Cardinal'

An excellent variety with a moderate growth rate. Large, crimson velvet flowers with beige anthers are borne in great profusion over a long period of time: in May-June, and again in July August. Suitable for growing over fences, walls, arbors, pergolas, t..

Raised by A. Girault, France. Introduced in 1968.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
velvety crimson 2-3 m big VI, VII, VIIIVI, VII, VIII S, N, E, W 3 (hard) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9
Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
S, N, E, W 3 (hard) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9

Clematis 'Słowianka'
Clematis 'Słowianka'

A attractive, new, Polish cultivar. Almost round, about 10 cm across, flat flowers consist of 6 deep red, rounded at the tip tepals with a light red central bar. Contrasting yellow anthers on creamy filaments. The blooming is profuse on new wood from mid-..

Raised by Stefan Franczak, Poland. Introduced in 2007.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
dark purple 2.5-3 m medium VI, VII, VIII, IX, XVI, VII, VIII, IX, X S, E, W 3 (hard) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9
Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
S, E, W 3 (hard) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9

Clematis 'Solidarność'
Clematis 'Solidarność'

A new Polish Cultivar raised in 2004. Large (16 cm in diameter), vivid red velvety flowers with a lighter bar along the center of the tepals can sometimes have irregular white spots. Deep red anthers on yellow-white filaments. The bloom is abundant and lo..

Raised by Szczepan Marczyński, Poland. Introduced in 2004.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
red 1.5 m big V, VI, VII, VIII, IXV, VI, VII, VIII, IX S, N, E, W 2 (light) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9
Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
S, N, E, W 2 (light) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9

Clematis 'Syrena'
Clematis 'Syrena'

A charming Polish variety. Velvet purple-red flowers with red and gold stamens, borne from July to October. Succeeds best in a sunny aspect. It looks especially effective against a light background. Particularly useful for growing over natural supports, ..

Raised by Stefan Franczak, Poland. Introduced in 1980.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
purple-red 3-4 m big VII, VIII, IX, XVII, VIII, IX, X S, N, E, W 3 (hard) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9
Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
S, N, E, W 3 (hard) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9

Clematis 'The Vagabond'
Clematis 'The Vagabond'

Violet-blue, velvety flowers of about 13 cm in diameter composed of 6-8 tepals with a deep red-brown stripe. Attractive yellow anthers on creamy filaments. It holds on to supports with twining leaf petioles. Compact growth. Suitable for training up trelli..

Raised by K. Pyne, United Kingdom. Introduced in 1996.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
violet-blue with a red-brown central bar 1-2 m medium V, VI, VII, IX, XV, VI, VII, IX, X S, N, E, W 2 (light) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9
Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
S, N, E, W 2 (light) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9

Clematis 'Toki'
Clematis 'Toki'

A very free-flowering Japanese cultivar with large, pure white flowers and yellow stamens. One of the earliest flowering varieties. The effect is truly stunning when planted against a dark background.

Raised by Koozoo Sugimoto, Japan 1989.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
white 2 m big V, VI, VIIIV, VI, VIII S, N, E, W 2 (light) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9
Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
S, N, E, W 2 (light) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9

Clematis 'Utopia'
Clematis 'Utopia'

A Japanese hybrid of Clematis florida and an unknown large-flowered cultivar. Its intriguing flowers are 15-16 cm across, pink, the upper side pale at the base of the tepals, the shade getting gradually deeper towards the edges, the lower side pink-violet..

Raised in Japan. Introduced in 2001.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
pale with rosy borders 2-2.5 m big VI, VII, IX, XVI, VII, IX, X S, E, W 3 (hard) 5 - 9Zones 5 - 9
Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
S, E, W 3 (hard) 5 - 9Zones 5 - 9

Clematis 'Ville de Lyon'
Clematis 'Ville de Lyon'

A hardy, floriferous cultivar. Large, rounded, bright carmine-red flowers, deeper red at margins, with contrasting golden stamens. Excellent for growing over fences, walls, arbors, pergolas, trellises and wooden supports. It can clamber over natural suppo..

Raised by F. Morel, France. Introduced in 1899.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
carmine-red 3-4 m medium VI, VII, VIII, IXVI, VII, VIII, IX N, E, W 3 (hard) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9
Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
N, E, W 3 (hard) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9

Clematis 'Vyvyan Pennell'
Clematis 'Vyvyan Pennell'

Described by its raisers as the best double clematis yet produced. Moderately fast growing cultivar with large, fully double, deep violet-blue flowers flushed with purple and carmine in center, borne on previous year’s wood in May-June. In August single, ..

Raised by W. Pennell, United Kingdom. Introduced in 1959.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
double violet-blue, single in summer 2-3 m big V, VI, VIIIV, VI, VIII S, W 2 (light) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9
Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
S, W 2 (light) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9

Clematis 'Warszawska Nike' WARSAW NIKE
Clematis 'Warszawska Nike' WARSAW NIKE

A hardy, floriferous cultivar with a moderate growth rate. Polish variety. Rich royal purple flowers with gold stamens are profusely borne from June to September. Excellent for growing over fences, walls, trellises and poles. It can clamber over natural s..

Raised by Stefan Franczak, Poland. Introduced in 1982.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
rich royal purple 2-3 m medium VI, VII, VIII, IXVI, VII, VIII, IX S, N, E, W 2 (light) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9
Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
S, N, E, W 2 (light) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9

Clematis 'Westerplatte'
Clematis 'Westerplatte'

An impressive cultivar with large very rich red velvety flowers and deep red anthers. Polish variety. Excellent for growing over fences, walls, arbors, pergolas, trellises and poles. It can also be grown over natural supports such as coniferous or deciduo..

Raised by Stefan Franczak, Poland.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
very rich red 2 m big VI, VII, VIIIVI, VII, VIII S, N, E, W 2 (light) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9
Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
S, N, E, W 2 (light) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9

Clematis PATRICIA ANN FRETWELL 'Pafar'
Clematis PATRICIA ANN FRETWELL 'Pafar'

A cultivar of pink flowers, borne double on old wood from May till June. In double flowers outer sepals are larger than petals, dark pink with lighter margins. Petals are pale pink with narrow dark pink bar along the middle. From August till September sin..

Raised by B. Fretwell, United Kingdom
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
pink, double or single 2-2.5 m big V, VI, VIII, IXV, VI, VIII, IX S, E, W 2 (light) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9
Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
S, E, W 2 (light) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9

Clematis 'Ai-Nor'
Clematis 'Ai-Nor'

A Russian variety of an interesting flower colour. Flowers 10-12 cm in diameter, usually have 6 elliptic, pale pink sepals in a warm delicate hue with darker tips and yellow anthers on white filaments. New growth is purple-coloured. Attaches itself to the..

Raised by M.A. Beskaravainaya (USRR). Named in 1972.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
pale pink 2-2.5 m big V, VI, VII, VIIIV, VI, VII, VIII N, E, W 2 (light) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9
Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
N, E, W 2 (light) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9

Clematis 'Alba Luxurians'
Clematis 'Alba Luxurians'

A charming climber, moderately strong-growing, healthy and undemanding. Intriguing white, tinted with green flowers with very deep purple anthers. Best grown in a sunny position. Suitable for growing over fences, pergolas and arbors. It can clamber over n..

Raised by R. Veitch, United Kingdom 1900.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
white-green 3 m medium VII, VIII, IXVII, VIII, IX S, E, W 3 (hard) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9
Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
S, E, W 3 (hard) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9

Clematis 'Albina Plena'
Clematis 'Albina Plena'

A very valuable Swedish cultivar, raised as a hybrid of Clematis faurieri and Clematis sibirica. Charming double flowers of the shape of an open bell, 6-8 cm across, slightly nodding. White sepals with pale yellow stamens. Main and the most profuse flower..

Raised by M. Johnson, Sweden 1982.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
white, double 3-4 m small IV, VIV, V S, N, E, W 1 (none) 3 - 9Zones 3 - 9
Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
S, N, E, W 1 (none) 3 - 9Zones 3 - 9