Their flowers are incredibly large, 6-10 in. Only plants will be removed from the collection. We use cookies on this website, you can read about them here. The earliest Clematis to flower, the Evergreen group includes small-flowering clematis which provide gardeners with some of the greatest pleasures in winter. Good choice for a large pot in a sheltered situation. Best against a light background and seen at close quarters. Its delicate dark-green leaves are matched by starry white, green-eyed blooms, reflexed at the tepal edges. Open, pure-white blooms with primrose stamens create a stunning display over cascading stems from late spring. Donahue's Greenhouse 420 SW 10th Street P.O. Its star-shaped flowers cascade down the vine and come in blue, pinks, and purple. across (5 cm), from late spring to early summer. across (8 cm), from late spring to early summer. A medium-growing montana. across (5-7 cm), from late spring to early summer. Glistening and shining like stars in the sunlight, award-winning Clematis montana var. Opening from pointed, mauve-pink buds, the flowers bear 4 broad petals, strong mauve-pink at first, then slightly fading in their center as the flowers mature. A large-flowered cultivar, introduced from New Zealand. Not yet available commercially. Plant it near an entrance or path where the lovely fragrance can be enjoyed. The blossoms are so profuse that they generally cover the foliage of ternate, mid-green leaves, emerging bronze. It blooms on previous season's growth (Group 1), so prune after flowering. Tel 01725 511931. This vigorous and extremely floriferous vine is perfect for covering a wall, trellis, fence or arbor. Web If you provide us with your name, email address and the payment of a modest $25 annual membership fee, you will become a full member, enabling you to design and save up to 25 of your garden design ideas. A long time favorite, this vigorous and extremely floriferous vine is perfect for covering a wall, trellis, fence or arbor. Many cultivars derived from Clematis montana var. grandiflora (Montana Group), Clematis montana var. To create additional collections, you must be a paid member of our site. They can be grown on the trunks of mature trees or up poles to add vertical interest to a bed or border. Speed is what stands out about its growth, and its leafage and very interesting lilac pink flowers are remarkable. Abundant, semi-double flowers with creamy-white outer tepals, becoming pink; the narrow inner tepals darker. Create a membership account to save your garden designs and to view them on any device. This vigorous and extremely floriferous vine is perfect for covering a wall, trellis, fence, arbor and makes an interesting groundcover. The Atragene group of clematis includes early and small-flowering clematis, which are extremely hardy, undemanding and among the easiest to grow. Their flowers are impressively large, 5-8 in. The best Clematis montana Both clematis and laurel are pruned together and thrive on it. These are versatile plants with many uses in the garden. Excellent cultivar that blooms early and continues for up to six weeks. Val is generally not as keen on the doubles, mainly because they prefer a richer soil, but she makes an exception for this medium-growing double. Their delightful fragrance fills the air as you pass by. These Chinese natives are very strong growers and will happily throw their shoots in splendid flowering trails over arbors, trellises, pergolas and other garden structures. You can unsubscribe at any time. One of the best compact singles, which was discovered by Freda Deacon in her Suffolk garden and later introduced by nurseryman Jim Fisk. Blooming from late spring to early summer, and occasionally later, the blooms are so profuse that they generally cover the trifoliate, dark green leaves. The more vigorous types can reach 8m or more, with some of the fully vigorous cultivars reaching 10-12m, depending on growing conditions. The vigorous Clematis montana var. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources. Deleting this collection CANNOT be undone. Hardiness: USDA 7a-9b. At its best in fertile soil and full sun, the flowers open later than single montanas. Note this is the default cart. rubens ‘Pink Perfection’, it has open, lightly fragrant, mauve-pink blooms, which are darker at the edges and displayed against bronze-green leaves. If you're used to buying our magazine from the shops,  you can now order and receive the next issue delivered to your home. grandiflora is a very large deciduous climber with single, pristine white flowers, 3 in. A seedling of C. ‘Prosperity’ named after a friend of Val’s. rubens 'Pink Perfection' is a very large deciduous climber with charming, single pink flowers, 2 in. Sweetly scented, Clematis montana var. They bloom between early and mid summer on new wood. These floriferous clematis produce an abundance of small, single or double, pink or white flowers. We are here for you. We are here for you. Attractive to butterflies but ignored by deer! An elegant, medium-growing, single montana selected by Val. They usually bloom in two waves. They bloom in late spring or early summer on the previous year's growth. Fabulously floriferous, it has abundant dusky-pink, veined blooms that are displayed against dark, bronze-tinted foliage. Hardiness: RHS H6, USDA. Both clematis and laurel are pruned together and thrive on it. As climbers, Clematis are unsurpassed in their long flowering presence, their rich diversity of flower shapes, their wide array of colors and tolerances in terms of exposure and climate. As with the more vigorous types, flowering is longer than is often assumed, starting in early March and continuing into late June, and all Clematis montana go on to produce fluffy seedheads in autumn and into winter. Surrounding a boss of creamy stamens, the 4 broad petals open deep cherry-pink and then fade slightly in their center, creating a ravishing bicolor effect. One of the brightest pink Clematis montanas, award-winning Clematis 'Freda' is a lovely, small-growing, deciduous climber with abundant, cheerful, single, cherry-pink flowers, 2 in. More information on hardiness ratings can be found here. From New Zealand with fully double pale, lemon-yellow flowers, pink at the edge of the tepals.