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Clematis 'Frankie'
Clematis 'Frankie'

One of the earliest and most profusely flowering varieties – during April-June, with occasional flowers in summer. Charming, large, rich blue flowers with outer staminodes tinged blue and inner staminodes white are followed during summer and autumn by dec..

Raised by F. Meechar, United Kingdom.Introduced in 1991.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
blue 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 ×aromatica
Clematis aromatica, scented clematis

A graceful climber with strongly fragrant flowers from July to September. Dark bluish-violet sepals nicely contrast with long creamy stamens. Stems are raised, non-clinging (as in climbing rose). When no support is provided, it scrambles over the ground. ..

Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
dark bluish-violet, fragrant 1.5-2 m small 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 'Juuli'
Clematis 'Juuli'

An Estonian hybrid of Clematis integrifolia to which it owns its non-twining stems. Flowers, purple blue at first, in full blossom become blue with a lilac blue central bar and golden anthers on white filaments. Free flowering from June to September. Hard..

Raised by U. & A. Kivistik, Estonia. Named in 1988.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
blue 1.2-2 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 INSPIRATION® 'Zoin'
Clematis INSPIRATION® 'Zoin'

A perennial variety obtained as a cross between Clematis integrifolia and 'Warszawska Nike'. Dark pink flowers with twisted tepals and nicely contrasting yellow stamens are borne from June to September. As a member of the Integrifolia Group it has non-cli..

Raised by W. Snoeijer, Netherlands. Introduced in 2000.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
pink 1.7 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 'Crispa Angel'
Clematis 'Crispa Angel'

Japanese cultivar of bell-shaped, nodding flowers 3.5-4 cm in diameter consisting of 4 light blue, white-toned sepals with wavy edges and pointy, curling tips. On the outside sepals have 2-3 distinct ribs. Stamens consist of yellow anthers set on white fi..

Selected by Kozo Sugimoto, Japan, before 2008.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
pale blue 1.5 m small VII, VIII, IXVII, VIII, IX S, E, W 3 (hard) 5 - 9Zones 5 - 9
Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
S, E, W 3 (hard) 5 - 9Zones 5 - 9

Clematis 'Princess Red'
Clematis 'Princess Red'

Fetching, Japanese cultivar of bell-shaped, nodding, pleasantly fruity-scented flowers, 3-3.5 cm in diameter. Flowers consist of 4 carmine sepals with light pink margins and pointy, strongly curled tips. On the outside, sepals have 5 delicate ribs. Stamen..

Raised by Mikiyoshi Chikuma, Japan, before 2008.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
carmine 2.5-3 m small VII, VIII, IX, XVII, VIII, 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 'Anita'
Clematis 'Anita'

A charming and vigorous cultivar, a hybrid of Clematis potaninii var. fargesii and Clematis tangutica. Very free-flowering from July to September. White flowers with a tuft of golden stamens unfurl from creamy white semi-nodding buds. Requires hard prunin..

Raised by R. Zwijnenburg, Netherlands 1988.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
white 3-4 m small VII, VIII, IXVII, VIII, IX S, E, W 3 (hard) 3 - 9Zones 3 - 9
Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
S, E, W 3 (hard) 3 - 9Zones 3 - 9

Clematis 'Fay'
Clematis 'Fay'

Exceptionally free flowering, fetching cultivar of bell-shaped, nodding flowers 2-3 cm in diameter consisting of 4 light pink sepals with lighter margins and strongly curling tips. On the outside sepals are slightly ribbed and on the inside are creamy-pin..

Raised in 2003 by Willem Straver, Germany. On the market since 2007.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
light pink 2 m small VI, VII, VIII, IX, XVI, VII, VIII, 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 'Sophie'
Clematis 'Sophie'

Charming, elegant Japanese cultivar of bell-shaped, nodding flowers, 1.5-2 cm in diameter consisting of 4 violet sepals with lighter margins and pointy, strongly curled tips on long, purple pedicles.  On the outside of the sepals there are 3 delicate ribs..

Raised in 1992 by Mikiyoshi Chikuma, Japan. Named in 2001.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
violet, bell-shaped 0.5-1 m small V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, XV, VI, VII, VIII, 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 terniflora 'Early Snow'
Sweetautumn Clematis 'Early Snow'

An attractive feature in autumn garden – rampant vine covered during the season with hundreds or even thousands of white, star-like flowers, 2-3.5 cm in diameter, gathered in panicles.  Flowers consist of 4-5 sepals and white stamens (both anthers and fil..

Selected by Szczepan Marczyński, Poland, 2002. On the market since 2014. Originates from seeds collected in a natural site in Japan.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
white 3-4 m small IX, X, XIIX, X, XI S, E, W 2-3 (medium) 6 - 9Zones 6 - 9
Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
S, E, W 2-3 (medium) 6 - 9Zones 6 - 9

Clematis recta
Clematis recta

A species growing in the wild in Roztocze in Poland and statutorily protected in this region. A valuable perennial bearing small star-shaped fragrant white flowers in large (up to 50 cm) panicles. Some of the varieties have very attractive leaves of purpl..

Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
white, fragrant 1-1.2 m small VI, VII, VIIIVI, VII, VIII S, E, W 3 (hard) 5 - 9Zones 5 - 9
Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
S, E, W 3 (hard) 5 - 9Zones 5 - 9

Clematis heracleifolia 'Pink Dwarf'
Clematis heracleifolia 'Pink Dwarf'

An attractive, low growing perennial cultivar of wiry shoots. Long-blooming from August till October. Particularly suitable for growing in small gardens, along paths. WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Flowers small, 1-2 cm across, light-yellow, of hyacinth shape set i..

Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
light pink 0.4 m small VIII, IX, XVIII, 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 '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

Clematis 'Ballet Skirt'
Clematis 'Ballet Skirt'

An aptly named cultivar with delicate pale pink semi-double flowers and light yellow stamens bearing a close resemblance to a ballet dancer' skirt. Blooms profusely on old wood in early spring, but some flowers continue to appear throughout the summer. In..

Raised by S. Zubrowski, Canada 1981.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
pale pink, semi-double 1.5-2 m small IV, V, VIIIIV, V, 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 ×diversifolia 'Heather Herschell'
Clematis diversifolia 'Heather Herschell'

A charming perennial clematis with pink, bell-shaped flowers. Its raised, non-clinging stems (as in climbing rose) can lean against a support or sprawl over the ground. It looks lovely meandering amongst other plants and is suitable for growing over small..

Introduced by B. Fretwell, United Kingdom.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
pink 1.2-2 m small VII, VIII, IXVII, 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 GOLDEN TIARA® 'Kugotia'PBR
Clematis GOLDEN TIARA® 'Kugotia'PBR

Odporna odmiana o intensywnie złocistożółtych kwiatach z ciemnym środkiem. Kwitnie obficie i długo, bo od lipca do października. Po przekwitnięciu ma ładne, puszyste owocostany. Nadaje się do tworzenia osłon. Może wspinać się po drzewach lub dużych krzewa..

Raised by H.J.M. Kuif, Netherlands 1994.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
yellow 3 m small VII, VIII, IX, XVII, 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 armandii 'Snowdrift'
Armand's Clematis (Evergreen Clematis) 'Snowdrift'

A vigorous climber with evergreen dark glossy leaves. White fragrant flowers, 5-6 cm across, appear from March to May. Plant in a sheltered site. It’s cold-resistant, and will tolerate temperature down to -12oC. It’s particularly recommended for winter ga..

Raised by L. Burbank, United Kingdom 1896.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
white, fragrant 3-5 m small III, IV, VIII, IV, V N, W 1 (none) 7B - 9Zones 7B - 9
Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
N, W 1 (none) 7B - 9Zones 7B - 9

Clematis 'Riga'
Clematis 'Riga'

An early-flowering (April-May), Swedish cultivar with partially open, slightly nodding, white, 4-tepalled flowers. It resembles Clematis sibirica but has much larger flowers. From June to autumn the plant is adorned with fluffy seed heads. It holds on to ..

Raised by M. Johnson, Sweden 1992.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
white 3 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

Clematis 'Viola'
Clematis 'Viola'

A very free-flowering variety raised in Estonia. Deep bluish-violet velvet flowers with greenish-yellow stamens are profusely borne from the end of June to August. A stunning cultivar, especially effective when grown against a light background.

Raised by U. & A. Kivistik, Estonia.Named in 1987.
Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
deep bluish-violet 3 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 'Justa'
Clematis 'Justa'

A Lithuanian compact cultivar. Light blue-mauve flowers, 6-8 cm across, with 6-8 elliptic tepals with a light purple bar and slightly wavy margins. Light yellow anthers on white filaments. Flowers are produced profusely and over a long period, from June t..

Color of flowers Plants height Flowers size Flowering month Aspect Pruning way Frost hardiness
light blue-mauve 1-1.5 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