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We have many varieties of Clematis, so have listed them alphabetically. If you wish to view the full list, which may take a little time to load, then please select 'All listings'. There are also defined groups, if you have a particular variety in mind.

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Hybrids Evison/Poulson hybrids Montanas
Species Texensis Viticellas

M Listings

Cl. 'Madame Baron-Veillard'  
0.ccmmbv
3-4m
zone 4-9
($B)
(Veillard, 1885)
Flowers lilac-rose (old rose) 10-12cm dia., overlapping tepals x6-8, and greenish anthers. Sunny spot! (xC) Midsummer to mid autumn.Very vigorous. Always making a great show!

Cl. 'Madame Édouard André'  
0.ccmmea
2.5m
zone 4-9
($B)
(seedling of 'Jackmani')(Veillard, 1892)
Flowers deep ruby-red to dusky red fading to mauve-red tepals x6-8, and contrasting creamy-yellow anthers. Midsummer to late summer flowers.

Cl. 'Madame Grangé'
0.ccmmgr
3m
zone 4-9
($B)
(lanuginosa X viticella 'Rubra grandiflora')(Grange, 1875)
Short supply
Flowers deep purplish-red, velvety, tepals x4-5, 13cm freely borne. Anthers greenish-purple. Margins rolled in. (xC) Summer and autumn.

Cl. vit. 'Madame Julia Correvon'  
0.cvmmju
3m
zone 3-9
($C)
(viticella 'Rubra grandiflora' X 'Ville de Lyon')(Morel, 1900)
Short supply
Clear rosy red flowers 10-13cm across. Tepals x4-6 narrow and gabby, anthers cream. (xC) Late spring to late autumn. One of the most abundant bloomers.

Cl. mandshurica
0.csmand
1.5
zone 4-9
($E)
Flowers are borne in great abundance in terminal panicles, 3cm., narrow star like tepals x4, creamy-white anthers, strong scent of Lilac (Syringa). For the perennial border or woodland. (xC)

Cl. 'Margeret Hunt'  
0.cvmahu
3m
zone 4-9
($C)
(Margeret Hunt, Fisk, 1969)
Vigorous, gabby, dusky mauve-pink flowers 10cm tepals x4-6, giving star-like flowers, anthers reddish brown. Very freely. (xC) Summer.
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Cl. 'Margot Koster'
see Cl. vit. 'M. Koster'

Cl. 'Maria Therese'  
0.ccmath
3m
zone 4-9
($B)
('Nelly Moser' cross) Sorensen, 1998
Short supply
Flowers white with vibrant raspberry bars, rounded overlapping tepals x8 make a perfect wheel, anthers golden. Spring-early autumn. (xB) Cut flower!

Cl. 'Marie Boisselot'    
0.ccmabo
3.5m
zone 4-9
($B)
(Auguste Boisselot, c.1885)
Flowers 15-20cm, beautifully formed, opening flat overlapping pure white, anthers cream. Tepals x8. Cut flower! (xB/C) Spring-late autumn. Award of Garden Merit.

Cl. mont. 'Marjorie'  
0.ccmmar
9m
zone 7-9
($B)
(Marjorie Free, Fisk, 1980)
Flowers creamy pink and semi double. Exceptionally vigorous to 8-10m. Light prune after flowering. Popular in '94 for use in the "Pink Theme". (xA) Colours vary from year to year as does doubleness.

Cl. macropetala 'Markham's Pink'
0.csmapi
4m
zone 4-8
($E)
(W. Robinson, 1935)
Occ. available
Pink form of Cl. macropetala. Outer surface of tepals bright reddish-purple with narrow pale lilac margin. Inner, staminoider greenish-cream (xA) Leaves and flowers start in September in Tikorangi . . . doesn't like the warmer parts of the country.
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Cl. 'Maureen'  
0.ccmaur
2m
zone 4-9
($B)
(Gurteen and Ritson, 1956)
Occ. avail
Flowers 15cm, violet-purple (plumy) suffused with red along the mid-ribs. Tepals x6 overlapping. Anthers chocolate-coloured. Long flowering. (xB/C) Award of Merit 1956. Be aware there has been sold an imposter in later years! (The imposter is in fact 'Gipsy Queen').

Cl. mont. 'Mayleen'
0.cmmayl
8-10m
zone 7-9
($A)
(Fisk, 1984)
Short supply
Best scented montana available, with a strong vanilla scent, satiny pink round flower 6cm with yellow anthers. (xA) Spring-early summer.

Cl. 'Medley'  
0.ccmedl
3m
zone 4-9
($B)
(not known - an Oz cross, early 1970 )
(this is not the new hybrid from Evison)
Flowers semi double lavender pink with tints of white, descriptive name! (xB/C)

Cl. 'Melbourne Cup'
0.ccmecu
2.5m
zone 4-9
($C)
Extraordinary cup shaped flowers, violet purple 12-15cm. with darker bars tepals x8, anthers creamy yellow. Late spring to late summer (xB). PVR to be applied for!

Cl. florida 'Merv'  
0.csflme
3m
zone 6-9
($E)
(China)(intro.Jap. 1661-73)(form from M. Jerard) Species, very rare in cultivation.
Flowers single creamy-white to greenish white 10cm across. Deep violet anthers! (xC) 2-3m. Summer-autumn. Cut flower! We have acquired this very fine form from Merv. Jerard. This is a better form than some of the forms seen overseas, and therefore have given it the cultivar name 'Merv' after its finder.

Cl. vit. 'Minuet'  
0.cvminu
3m
zone 3-9
($C)
(Morel, 1915)
Flowers 5cm across on long pedicels, tepals x4 margined in reddish purple, inner area off-white with reddish purple veins. Anthers yellowish, dark stigma. (xC) Summer and autumn. Vigorous! Award of Garden Merit.
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Cl. 'Miriam Markham'
0.ccmima
If you grow or know anyone growing this variety in NZ, please let us know.

Cl. 'Miss Bateman'  
0.ccmiba
2.5m
zone 4-9
($B)
('Fortunei' X 'Standishi')(Noble, FCC1869)
Flowers 15cm across, opening flat and well formed. Tepals x8 overlapping creamy-white. Reddish-purple anthers make a striking eye. (xB) Late spring-autumn. Suitable cut flower. Suitable for container.

Cl. 'Miss Cavell'  
0.ccmica
2.5m
zone 4-9
($B)
(patens type)(Faure, France, 1918)
NEW
Flowers pure white with reflexed tepals and yellow anthers, a slightly green bar makes it a very fine flower, tepals x8, 15-20cm dia. Flowers are sometimes semi-double. (xB) Spring and autumn. Suitable for container. This one has been sold in NZ with the wrong name - "Otto Froebel".

Named for the English nurse, Edith Cavell (1865-1915), who managed a nursing home in Brussels and helped wounded soldiers to escape during the first World War. She was executed by the German forces occupying Belgium in October 1915.

Cl. vit. 'M. Koster'  
0.cvmkos
3.5m
zone 3-9
($C)
(syn. Margot Koster, GB, Marinus Koster, Holland and Monsieur or Mr. Koster Fr.)
(Koster, 1890-95)
Flowers semi-nodding, tepals 4-6, deep rosy-pink 7-15cm across. Midsummer to early autumn (xC) Viticella. It has always been listed as M. Koster in catalogue from DA Koster, Boskoop, Holland. Great with grey foliage plants.

Cl. mont. var. wilsoni  
0.cmwils
10m
zone 6-9
($A)
(Sprague, 1911)
Flowers creamy white 5cm, tepals x4, anthers yellow, scented like "Hot chocolate" or like honey. Latest flowering montana. (xA)
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Cl. 'Monte Cassino'  
0.ccmoca
2.5m
zone 4-9
($B)
(Stefan Franczak, 1988, J.Fisk, 1990)
Large 10-15cm flowers glowing red with contrasting cream anthers. A long flowering and outstanding variety. The name commemorates the Battle of Monte Cassino in World War II. The hills around the Benedictine monastery of that name, an important strategic site, was eventually captured in May 1944 by the Polish 2nd Corps. Many NZ veterans fought here!

Cl. 'Moon Indigo'  
0.ccmoin
2.5m
zone 4-9
($B)
(Geoff North, ChCh)(M. Jerard ChCh, NZ, 2004)
Large violet-purple flowers, flushed red-purple towards the tip, with a distinct curl. Filaments purple-white with purple-violet anthers. (xB) Late spring-autumn.

Cl. 'Moonlight'
0.ccmoon
2.5m
zone 4-9
($B)
(syn. "Yellow Queen")
(seedling from Bot. Garden Copenhagen, M. Johnson) (Tage Lundell, Fisk, 1970s)
Short supply
Delightful creamy-yellow flowers, 18cm with yellow anthers, overlapping tepals x6-8 . Attractive seed heads! (xB) Late spring and late summer. Slight scent of violets.

Cl. "Mr. President"
0.ccmrpr
3m
zone 4-9
($B)
(Sport of ‘The President’)(P. Sorensen)
Flowers rich purple 15-18 cm dia., overlapping tepals x6-8, and dark red anthers double the numbers of the parent, making the centre more interesting! Container! (xB)

Cl. 'Mrs. Bush'
0.ccmrbu
3.5m
zone 4-9
($B)
Flowers wisteria blue, tepals floppy, extreme large flowers 1' (30cm). Anthers cream. (xB) Spring.
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Cl. 'Mrs. Cholmondeley'  
0.ccmrch
3m
zone 4-9
($B)
('Fortunei'x'Jackmani')(Noble, 1873)
Short supply
Flowers large 18cm somewhat gabby, wisteria blue tepals x6-8, anthers light brown. Free flowering late spring to early autumn. (xB) Cut flower! Always in demand and short supply.

Cl. 'Mrs. George Jackman'  
0.ccmrgj
2.5m
zone 4-9
($B)
(lanug. 'Candida' x 'Fortunei')(Jackman, 1873)
Flowers pure creamy-white 15cm, overlapping tepals x8(6-9), anthers beige, well defined; makes it perfect. Early summer-early autumn (xB) Cut flower! Suitable for container.

Cl. 'Mrs. James Mason'  
0.ccmjma
3m
zone 4-9
($B)
(Vyvyan Pennell' x 'Dr. Ruppel')(Fretwell, 1984)
Flowers very large >28cm vibrant violet-blue with a central dark red bar. In spring semi-double, cream anthers. Vigorous grower. Like 'Dr. Ruppel' it will deepen to a more vibrant colour when fed well. (xB)

Cl. 'Mrs. N. Thompson'  
0.ccmtho
2.5m
zone 4-9
($B)
(Pennell, 1961)
Flowers bluish-purple with a dark petunia red bar 13-15cm, tepals x6-8, anthers reddish violet. Late spring-autumn (xB) Container!

Cl. 'Mrs. P.B. Truax'  
0.ccmpbt
2m
zone 4-9
($B)
(Jackman, before 1939)
Flowers periwinkle blue 12cm dia., tepals x6-8, and yellow anthers. Attractive seed heads! Container! Late spring to late summer.
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Cl. "Mrs Robert Brydon Yaku form"
0.ccmrrb
2-2.5m
zone 3-9
($B)
(stans cross)(raised and selected in the nursery for its good form)
Masses of small grey-blue flowers. A beautiful semi-herbaceous cultivar great for covering tree stumps or as ground cover. The flower colour is subtle but shows up well against the large deep green foliage (this looks like the American form; the best) (xC) Late pruning!

Cl. 'Mrs. Spencer Castle'
0.ccmrsc
 
If you grow or know anyone growing this variety in NZ, please let us know.
(To the lady in the Whangarei area: I lost your contact details, please contact me.)

Cl. pan 'Mt. Taranaki'
0.cspanb
4m
zone 7-9
($E)
(male form of native Clematis)
Our selected form of our native "Piki-kai-arero" or "Puawahananga" young leaves with bronze marmoration, flowers are the largest I have seen, white flowers with yellow anthers. (xA)

Cl. 'Multi Blue'  
0.ccmubl
2.5m
zone 4-9
($B)
sport of 'The President' (Boskoop Holland, 1983)
Double with a spiky central tuft of narrow tepals. Outer tepals deep blue, inner is blue with white and red tips. Ideal for a container. (xB) Inner tepals stay long after outer has fallen.

Cl. 'Myojo'  
0.ccmyoj
2.5m
zone 4-9
($B)
(name= "The Morning Star")( = refers to anthers)
(Seidjuru Arai, 1986)
Flowers violet purple 12-15cm with darker bars tepals x6-8, anthers creamy yellow. Container! Late spring-late summer. (xB) Japanese name for "The Morning Star" (=Venus).
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