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Clematis 'Maria Kaczyńska'
Clematis 'Maria Kaczyńska'

Polish cultivar of charming white flowers with wavy sepals. Particularly useful in small gardens and in containers, in balconies and terraces. Looks pretty against dark background.   WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Flowers 10-12 cm across, pure white, single; someti..

Raised by Szczepan Marczyński, Poland. Introduced in the market in 2017.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
white 1 m big 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 Kaczyński'
Clematis 'Lech Kaczyński'

Polish cultivar of purple-violet, velvety flowers. Suitable especially for small gardens and for container cultivation in balconies and terraces. It looks particularly attractive against light-coloured background. WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Flowers 12-16 cm acr..

Raised by Szczepan Marczyński, Poland. Introduced in 2017.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
1.7-2 m big VI, VII, VIIIVI, 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 'My Darling'PBR
Clematis 'My Darling'PBR

An intriguing, new Polish cultivar of double and semi-double purple-red flowers. Repeats blooming at the end of summer. Perfect for container cultivation.  WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Flowers large, 18–23 cm across, purple-red with a pink bar and light pink spla..

Raised by Szczepan Marczyński, Poland. In the market since 2017.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
purple-red 1.5-2 m big 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 'Hoshi-no-flamenco'
Clematis 'Hoshi-no-flamenco'

An attractive Japanese cultivar with large, bright red flowers. Recommended for cultivation in all types of house gardens.  WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Flowers large,  across 15–17 cm, bright purple-red, velvety. Sepals wide, elliptic, with tips slightly curled;..

Japan. Raised by Minoru Hoshino, Japan.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
red-purple 1.7-2 m big 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 'Blue Explosion' PBR
Clematis 'Blue Explosion' PBR

A Polish variety developed by Szczepan Marczyński, offered for sale in 2011. It produces abundant blossom of blue flowers with pink pigmentation on the top of the sepals, 12-14 cm in diameter, semi-full on the previous year shoots in May-June and single o..

Raised by Szczepan Marczyński, Poland. Introduced in 2011.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
blue flowers with pink pigmentation on the top of the sepals 2-3 m big V, VI, VIIV, VI, VII S, W 2 (light) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9
Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
S, W 2 (light) 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9

Clematis 'Frau Susanne'
Clematis 'Frau Susanne'

A Japanese variety with star-shaped flowers, 13-17 cm across, composed of 6-8 slightly wavy cream white tepals gradually turning purple-pink towards the tip. Purple-pink veining. Yellow anthers on light green filaments. Blooms in May – June and again in ..

Bred by Masako Takeuchi, Japan 1985
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
cream-purple-pink 2 m big V, VI, VIIIV, VI, 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 'Ivan Olsson'
Clematis 'Ivan Olsson'

A Swedish cultivar with white flowers, shaded blue at the edges, 8-14 cm across. 6-8 slightly wavy tepals and purple anthers on white filaments. It flowers from mid-May to early July and again in August - September if you remove faded flowers. It doesn’t ..

Bred by Magnus Johnson, Sweden 1955.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
white with a touch of blue 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 'Kiri Te Kanawa'
Clematis 'Kiri Te Kanawa'

A magnificent variety with large, fully double, dark blue flowers on both old and new growth. Excellent for growing over fences, walls, trellises and poles. It can clamber over natural supports e.g. deciduous or coniferous shrubs. Suitable for cut flowers..

Raised by B. Fretwell, United Kingdom 1986.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
dark blue, always double 3 m big V, VI, VII, VIII, IXV, VI, VII, 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 '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 'Hakuookan'
Clematis 'Hakuookan'

A remarkable Japanese variety. Large, deep violet-purple flowers with a conspicuous center of creamy-white, exceptionally long stamens. Blooming period in May-June, and again in August. A compact cultivar, perfect for a container.

Raised by Yoshio Kubota, Japan 1957.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
violet-purple with white stamens 2-3 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 '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 '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 'Diamond Ball' PBR
Clematis 'Diamond Ball' PBR

Polish variety raised by Szczepan Marczyński, available for purchase from summer 2012. Flowers are 10-12 cm in diameter, of white-blue colour, full, round or semi-spherical when full-blown (30-50 sepals), both on old and new wood. Elliptical, pointed and ..

Raised by Szczepan Marczyński, Poland. Introduced in the market in 2012.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
white-blue 2 m big VI, VII, VIIIVI, 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 'Fuyu-No-Tabi'
Clematis 'Fuyu-No-Tabi'

A Japanese variety with flowers 15-18 cm in diameter, usually consisting of 8 sepals, creamy white in colour and oval in shape. Stamens have crimson anthers on creamy filaments. Flowers are borne in second half of May till June and reappear, although less..

Raised by Masako Takeuchi, Japan 1994 .
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
white 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 'Halina Noll'
Clematis 'Halina Noll'

A Polish variety raised by Władysław Noll with white flowers tinged with light pink, full on old wood and single on new growth. Sepals vary from oval to diamond-shape. Anthers are yellow on creamy filaments. Flowers are borne on old wood in May-June and r..

Raised by Władysław Noll and named to honour his daughter. Introduced in the market in 1975.In the ’80 extinguished in Poland and re-introduced in 2012 after importing from Rogerson Clematis Collection in the USA.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
white, tinged with light pink 2.5-3 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 '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 'Innocent Blush' PBR
Clematis 'Innocent Blush' PBR

A Polish variety raised by Szczepan Marczyński, introduced in the market in summer 2012 . Flowers on old wood are semi-full, 12-18 cm in diameter, with sepals longer on the outside and gradually shorter towards the center. Sepals are light pink with a dar..

Raised by Szczepan Marczyński. Available for purchase from 2012.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
light pink with a darker pink blush 2 m big V, VI, VII, VIII, IXV, VI, VII, 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 'Red Star'
Clematis 'Red Star'

A Japanese variety with red, full and semi-full flowers, 10-14 cm in diameter. Irregular sepals, wide and lanceolate with wavy edges and pointed tops. Light red with pink bar in the middle, lighter at the base and with green spots showing mostly on the ou..

Raised by Takashi Watanabe (Japan) in 1995.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
bright red 1-2 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 'Kakio' PINK CHAMPAGNE
Clematis 'Kakio' PINK CHAMPAGNE

A beautiful Japanese cultivar. Large, vivid pink flowers with a paler central bar and contrasting yellow stamens. One of the earliest flowering large-flowered varieties, mid May-June, and again in August-September. It doesn’t like extremely hot, sunny are..

Raised by Kazushige Ozawa, Japan 1971.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
dark pink with paler central bar 2-2.5 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