clematis viticella group

Clematis viticella varieties

Clematis viticella occurs wild in Georgia, Iran and southern Europe. It has been cultivated as a garden plant for over 150 years. All varieties of Clematis viticella are very winter hardy and can therefore be grown in all states of the United States and many countries in Northern Europe. Varieties of this species form a separate group of small-flowered clematis, which is so called – viticella group.

Alba Luxurians

Clematis Alba Luxurians
‘Alba Luxurians’ is a variety of clematis from the Viticella group with unusual white-green flowers. The green part may be very small, or it may occupy half of the sepal.

  • Pruning group: 3 (strong pruning)
  • Height: 8.2-9.8 ft (2.5-3 m)
  • Flowers: Medium-sized, with 4 white curved tepals
  • USDA Hardiness Zone: 4-9


Clematis Abundance
‘Abundance’ is a very old French variety of clematis with wine-red or purple-pink flowers. It is a high-growing and rather winter-hardy clematis with very abundant blooms.

  • Height: 8.2 to 13.1 feet (2.5 to 4 meters)
  • Flowers: Medium-sized, lilac-pink
  • USDA Hardiness Zones: 4-9


Clematis AVANT-GARDEA very unusual variety of clematis from the Viticella group, obtained quite by accident. Flowers are small, but there are a lot of them. The variety is frost-resistant, unpretentious, quite resistant to wilting.

  • Height: Up to 9.8 feet (3 m)
  • Flowers: Small, with 4-6 red sepals and pink staminodes
  • Blooming: From July to October
  • USDA Zone: 4-9

Purpurea Plena Elegans

Clematis Purpurea Plena ElegansAn old French variety of the clematis from pruning group 3, very hardy and abundantly flowering.

  • Pruning Group: 3;
  • Height: up to 13 feet (4 meters);
  • Flowers: medium-sized, double, raspberry-purple colored;
  • Blooming: from July until the frosts;
  • Frost Resistance Zones: 4-9;

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