Clematis orientalis

masses of creamy-yellow bell-shaped flowers late summer which turn to fluffy seedheads

Clematis orientalis var orientalis
Tangutica Group clematis
  • deciduous perennial vine
  • vigorous grower
  • pinnate, dark green leaves
  • small creamy-yellow lantern blooms
  • mid-summer to late autumn
  • abundant silvery seed-heads

H 2m
S 1m

full sun
part shade


Info: Originating in China and the Caucuses and introduced to Britain in 18th century

Notes: Purchased May 2022 from Tansley Barn garden centre to clamber over the trellis and hedge behind the green house. Predated by mice(?) so have moved to front cottage garden