The vigorous Clematis montana var. Medium. To create additional collections, you must be a paid member of our site. Discover some of the most glorious gardens from around the world.Find out more, Already have an account with us? A medium-growing montana. The blossoms are so profuse that they generally cover the foliage of ternate, mid-green leaves, emerging bronze. Star-shaped, they may be single, semi-double or double and are available in a wide range of colors. Attractive to butterflies but ignored by deer! The flowers are not as large or flashy as those featured by other Clematis family members, but they are full of charm with their 4 rounded petals, opening pale mauve-pink, then slightly fading as the flowers mature. Many are available commercially although some can currently only be seen growing at By The Way. The earliest Clematis to flower, the Evergreen group includes small-flowering clematis which provide gardeners with some of the greatest pleasures in winter. They usually bloom in two waves. Open By appointment only, late April and May. rubens 'Mayleen' (Montana Group), Clematis montana var. 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. The best Clematis montana Where there is no soil these clematis montana will grow successfully in large pots (at least 50 litres) containing  a loam-based growing medium. Both clematis and laurel are pruned together and thrive on it. Clematis montana var. The Atragene group of clematis includes early and small-flowering clematis, which are extremely hardy, undemanding and among the easiest to grow. A large-flowered cultivar, introduced from New Zealand. Their flowers are impressively large, 5-8 in. wilsonii can be used as ground cover where space permits. Hardiness: RHS H5, USDA 4a-9b. Clematis montana grandiflora. Star-shaped, they may be single, semi-double or double and are available in a wide range of colors. It forms an undulating carpet of foliage studded with scented creamy-white flowers in early summer. Their sweet vanilla fragrance fills the air as you pass by. This vigorous and extremely floriferous vine is perfect for covering a wall, trellis, fence, arbor and makes an interesting groundcover. An elegant, medium-growing, single montana selected by Val. At its best in fertile soil and full sun, the flowers open later than single montanas. Becoming a contributing member of Gardenia is easy and can be done in just a few minutes. These are versatile plants with many uses in the garden. Hardiness: USDA 7a-9b. Not yet available commercially. wilsonii can be used as ground cover where space permits. We use cookies on this website, you can read about them here. Their delightful fragrance fills the air as you pass by. across (7 cm), adorned with bright yellow centers. The blossoms are so profuse that they generally cover the foliage, which emerges burgundy and matures to bronze-green. The blossoms are so profuse that they generally cover the large bronze-green leaves. rubens 'Pink Perfection' (Montana Group), Want Garden Inspiration? The mauve-pink blooms open as tiny, cream-eyed stars but mature to open, blooms with the longest, narrow tepals in the group. While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The flowers are not as large or flashy as those featured by other Clematis family members, but they are full of charm with their 4 rounded petals, opening pale mauve-pink, then slightly fading as the flowers mature. 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. 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. If you're used to buying our magazine from the shops, How to prune clematis and climbing plants, you can now order and receive the next issue delivered to your home, Ideas for decorating the table for Christmas. 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. Almost half the size of typical montanas, it is perfect for small gardens. wilsonii Delightfully scented, Clematis montana 'Rubens' is a very large deciduous climber with charming, single, pastel pink flowers, 2 in. The small-flowered Orientalis group contains the truly yellow clematis. This semi-evergreen to evergreen, woody, twining vine is easy to grow and prefers well-drained, humusy soil in full sun. May be grown as a showy groundcover. Sweetly scented, Clematis 'Elizabeth' is a very large deciduous climber with charming, single, pale pink flowers adorned with a satin sheen, 2-3 in.