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Picking the Clematis That's Right for You!
Garden Watchdog Reviews!

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Super Early, Super Easy * Fast, Very Easy * Don't Climb, Very Easy * Super Hardy, Very Easy
Midsummer, Very Easy * Cupped Flowers, Easy * Species, Easy * Early, Challenging

Super Early and Super Easy!

These clematis are GREAT choices for beginners:
They start the clematis season with very early blooms, usually with the lilacs.
They have bell shaped, nodding flowers, followed by handsome seed heads.
All are very winter hardy - our customers in Alaska love them!
We've never (knock on wood!) had diseases on these varieties.
No Pruning Needed!


Blue Dancer

Blue Dancer
6 to 8 feet

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Constance

Constance
6 to 8 feet

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Pamela Jackman

Pamela Jackman
8 to 12 feet

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Pink Flamingo

Pink Flamingo
10 to 12 feet

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Stolwijk Gold

Stolwijk Gold
6 to 8 feet

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Summer Bloomers, Fast Growers, Very Easy

These plants are great choices for beginners:
They grow quickly and often bloom well the second year.
They are all quite tall, usually between 8 and 12 feet.
They produce huge quantities of relatively small flowers.
Many are downward facing and at least a little bell shaped.
They are extremely disease resistant and winter hardy.
All of them belong to the Full Prune catagory.


abundance

Abundance
8 to 10 feet

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Alba Luxurians

Alba Luxurians
8 to 10 feet

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Avant Garde

Avant Garde
8 to 10 feet


Betty Corning

Betty Corning
10 to 12 feet

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Brocade

Brocade
10 to 12 feet

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Emelia Plater

Emilia Plater
8 to 10 feet

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Etoile Violette

Etoile Violette
10 to 12 feet

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huldine

Huldine
12 to 15 feet


Kermesina

Kermesina
9 to 12 feet

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Madame Julia Correvon

Madame Julia Correvon
8 to 10 feet


Pagoda

Pagoda
6 to 8 feet

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Polish Spirit

Polish Spirit
10 to 12 feet

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Purpurea Plena Elegans

Purpurea Plena Elegans
9 to 10 feet

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Royal Velours

Royal Velours
9 to 12 feet


rubromarginata

Rubromarginata
8 to 10 feet


Venosa Violacea

Venosa Violacea
8 to 10 feet

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Clematis that don't climb! Very Easy!

These clematis don't climb; they will sprawl unless provided with support.
Most grow 3 to 4 feet tall and many have the downward facing bell shaped flowers.
Some varieties are lightly fragrant, especially when planted in full sun.
Lots of them are good choices for growing in containers.
They are virtually wilt free, although they are sometimes prone to powdery mildew.
Full Prune in late winter or early spring.


alionushka

Alionushka
3 to 6 feet


arabella

Arabella
3 to 4 feet


Blue Boy

Blue Boy
6 to 8 feet
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Chloe

Chloe
Two feet tall

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Integrifolia

Integrifolia
up to 3 feet


Mrs Robert Brydon

Mrs Robert Brydon
5 to 6 feet

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Pamiat Serdtsa

Pamiat Serdtsa
6 to 8 feet

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Petit Faucon

Petit Faucon
3 to 4 feet


Rooguchi

Rooguchi
6 to 8 feet

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Sapphire Indigo

Sapphire Indigo
Up to 4 feet


The Kivistik Collection:
Summer Bloomers, Super Winter Hardy, Very Easy!

The Kivistik Clematis are bred in Estonia, close to the Arctic Circle
and bloom on the current year's growth. They are rarely over 6 feet tall,
and die back to the ground each winter. Although we list these plants as
Full Prune, most years all you will have to do is remove the dead stems
at ground level. Most of them bloom in Maine from late June on,
as long as it doesn't get too hot.


Ekstra

Ekstra
6 to 8 feet


Ilka

Ilka
5 to 6 feet

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Kaunitar

Kaunitar
5 to 6 feet


Kotkas

Kotkas
5 to 6 feet

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Piilu

Little Duckling
Up to 4 feet

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Miniseelik

Miniseelik
5 to 6 feet

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Minister

Minister
5 to 6 feet

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Rahvarinne

Rahvarinne
6 to 8 feet


Ristimagi

Ristimagi
5 to 6 feet

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ruutel

Ruutel
5 to 6 feet
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Silmakavi

Silmakavi
5 to 6 feet


Summer Bloomers, Large Flowers, Very Easy

These clematis will flower starting in July and they will give you summer-long color.
These plants are winter hardy and disease resistant. The flowers are flat
and a little smaller than the early flowered type. They make up for the
difference in size by making lots of blooms!
Plants in this group are Full Prune.


allanah

Allanah
8 to 10 feet


Barbara Harrington

Barbara Harrington
6 to 8 feet

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Blue Angel

Blue Angel
10 to 12 feet


caroline

Caroline
6 to 8 feet feet


Comtesse

Comtesse de Bouchaud
6 to 8 feet


Dorothy Walton

Dorothy Walton
10 to 12 feet


Ernest Markham

Ernest Markham
12 to 15 feet
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Fuchsia Flash

Fuchsia Flash
4 to 5 feet


Giselle

Giselle
3 to 4 feet


Gypsy Queen

Gypsy Queen
10 to 12 feet

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Hagley Hybrid

Hagley Hybrid
6 to 8 feet


Jackmanii

Jackmanii
10 to 12 feet

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Jackmanii Rubra

Jackmanii Rubra
8 to 12 feet
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John Huxtable

John Huxtable
8 to 10 feet


Kardynal Wyszynski

Kardynal Wyszynski
7 to 9 feet


Madame Baron-Veillard

Madame Baron-Veillard
12 to 15 feet


Mme Edouard Andre

Madame Edouard Andre
10 to 12 feet


Madame Grange

Madame Grange
10 to 12 feet
Three left

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margaret_hunt

Margaret Hunt
8 to 10 feet

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Perle d'Azur

Perle d'Azur
10 to 15 feet

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Prince Charles

Prince Charles
6 to 8 feet


rhapsody

Rhapsody
8 to 10 feet

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Rouge Cardinal

Rouge Cardinal
8 to 10 feet


Samaritan Jo

Samaritan Jo
3 to 4 feet

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Star of India

Star of India
10 to 12 feet

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Sweet Summer Love

Sweet Summer Love
10 to 12 feet


Tie Dye

Tie Dye
10 to 12 feet


Victoria

Victoria
10 to 12 feet

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Ville de Lyon

Ville de Lyon
10 to 12 feet

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Warsaw Nike

Warsaw Nike
6 to 8 feet


Summer Bloomers, Cupped Flowers, Easy

This group of plants is hardy from Texas to Newfoundland!
Flowers are upward facing, usually tulip-shaped and quite small.
Important: Give them a light, even gravelly, soil and full sun.
Full Prune in late winter or early spring.


Duchess of Albany

Duchess of Albany
10 to 12 feet


Etoile Rose

Etoile Rose
8 to 10 feet

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Gravetye Beauty

Gravetye Beauty
6 to 8 feet


Princess Diana

Princess Diana
6 to 8 feet
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Species Clematis!

Species clematis are the "wild" forms of clematis as they are found in Nature. They appreciate plenty of sun
and well drained soil. Grow one or more of these rare beauties
and you'll really have a "Horse of a Different Color" in your garden!
Full Prune in late winter or early spring.


Mandshurica

Mandshurica
6 to 10 feet

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Summer Snow

Summer Snow
up to 20 feet


Tangutica

Tangutica
up to 20 feet

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Early Bloomers, Challenging

These are the plants that most people think of when we say, "Clematis".
They bloom in late May or early June and have large, flat flowers.
Some varieties will repeat bloom in late summer.
These varieties are slow to mature, less robust than other types
and sometimes can be a pain in the neck. If you've never grown clematis,
we recommend you start with plants from another section.

Many authorities recommend treating these varteties as "moderate prune" clematis.
However, we respectfully disagree: Please see our Pruning Primer
for more information.

Barbara Jackman

Barbara Jackman
6 to 9 feet
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Bees Jubilee

Bees Jubilee
6 to 8 feet

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Candida

Candida
8 to 10 feet


chantilly

Chantilly
5 to 6 feet

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climador

Climador
up to 4 feet

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Daniel Deronda

Daniel Deronda
8 to 10 feet

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Eyer's Gift

Eyer's Gift
10 to 12 feet

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Ibi

Ibi
6 to 8 feet


Josephine

Josephine
8 to 10 feet

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Mrs N Thompson

Mrs N Thompson
6 to 8 feet

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Multi Blue

Multi Blue
6 to 10 feet

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natascha

Natascha
6 to 8 feet

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Nelly Moser

Nelly Moser
8 to 10 feet

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Ninon

Ninon
3 to 4 feet


Niobe

Niobe
4 to 5 feet


Picardy

Picardy
3 to 4 feet


Rebecca

Rebecca
6 to 8 feet feet


Sano No Mirasaki

Sano No Mirasaki
Up to 4 feet

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Silver Moon

Silver Moon
8 to 10 feet
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Starburst

Starburst
5 to 6 feet

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Suzy Mac

Suzy Mac
6 to 8 feet

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Teshio

Teshio
6 to 8 feet

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Vino

Vino
7 to 9 feet
Three Left