Award Winners

Here are all the clematis we stock which have achieved theRHS AGM Logo Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.
This award is given to plants that have been submitted to the RHS for trial and proven to be particularly good garden worthy plants under a number of factors, including flowering ability, strength, disease & pest resistance. At Thorncroft we would only select and indeed sell clematis that we believe have these qualities but the AGM is a helpful guide to selecting excellent plants.

Other Awards.
We also now list those plants that have received awards in the horticulture industry more widely including from Top Gardening magazines.
Sometimes the name of publications or their specific endorsement, can't be mentioned for legal reasons and we apologies for this inconvenience.

Filter

Aspect

Facing Aspect

Flowering Months

Average Flower Size (Inches)

Average Height (Feet)

Pruning

Soil Type

Hardiness Zone

Suitable for Containers

Awards

Scented

Habit

Colour

Sort
Showing 79 of 79 Products
Award Winners
Showing products 1 to 79 of 79
Clematis Abundance
Out of Stock
£14.50
The pretty semi-nodding pinky-red flowers have a deeply textured surface and crimped margins. Aptly named, the blooms are indeed produced in great abundance.
Awarded the RHS ‘Award of Garden Merit’

Clematis ALABAST Poulala
Out of Stock
£12.50
The newly opened flowers are pale primrose yellow with a deeper bar and satin sheen, they mature to soft creamy-white. Ideal for growing in the shade.
Awarded the RHS ‘Award of Garden Merit’

Clematis Alionushka
In Stock
£12.50

Check out our blog post Abundant Alionushka
clematis Alionushka has beautiful deep mauve-pink nodding bell-shaped flowers which are produced in huge abundance through the summer to autumn months. Semi-herbaceous, non-clinging, semi-climber or scrambler.
Awarded the RHS ‘Award of Garden Merit’

Clematis Andromeda
Out of Stock
£13.50
The delicious looking flowers remind us of raspberry-ripple ice cream, they are creamy-white with pretty raspberry-red bars. The early blooms are semi-double, with single blooms later.
'Recommended' by a Popular Garden Magazine Dec 2020.
Clematis ANNA-LOUISE Evithree
Out of Stock
£16.00
The fabulous bluey-purple star-shaped flowers have a bright cerise bar and a striking crown of contrasting stamens.
Awarded the RHS ‘Award of Garden Merit’

Clematis Apple Blossom
Out of Stock
£19.50
Clusters of deep pink flower buds open to pinky-white flowers, with a good perfume. A superb evergreen climber that requires free draining soil, sunny aspect to enhance perfume, whilst avoiding very exposed situations.
Awarded the RHS ‘Award of Garden Merit’

Clematis Arabella
In Stock
£14.50
clematis Arabella has mid mauvy-blue flowers with a hint of a rose pink bar when first open. A superb scrambler and probably the longest flowering clematis we stock.
Awarded the RHS ‘Award of Garden Merit’

Clematis AVANT-GARDE Evipo033
Out of Stock
£13.50
These unusual deep pinky-red flowers have a pale pink pom-pom like centre and strongly recurved tips to the tepals.
'Recommended' by a Popular Garden Magazine Dec 2020.

Clematis Bill MacKenzie
In Stock
£14.00
Its bright yellow nodding, lantern-shaped flowers have distinctive dark reddish-brown stamens that leave wonderful silky seed-heads. Excellent for late flowers.
Awarded the RHS ‘Award of Garden Merit’

Clematis Blekitny Aniol (BLUE ANGEL)
Out of Stock
£13.50
The gorgeous pale, mauvy-blue flowers have a pretty satin sheen across their deeply textured surface. Its crimped and wavy margins taper to pointed tips. At dusk the flowers become almost luminous. Beautiful!
Awarded the RHS ‘Award of Garden Merit’

Clematis BOURBON Evipo018
Out of Stock
£17.00
Glorious vibrant red margins merge to deep rose-pink at the centre and have a prominent crown of contrasting yellow stamens. Always a stunning sight on our Chelsea displays.
Received a Top Award in a Popular Garden Magazine Dec 2020.

Clematis Broughton Star
In Stock
£14.50
Clematis montana 'Broughton Star' has semi-double flowers of very deep plummy-pink, almost red, and a purply-bronze foliage as the plant matures - grow in a sunny position to enhance the colour of flowers and foliage.
Awarded the RHS ‘Award of Garden Merit’

Clematis Brunette
Out of Stock
£13.50
The Clematis Brunette is sometimes known as 'Catullus'. The blooms open a deep burgundy red maturing to deep wine red as they age and are often deeply ribbed with a shiny outside. A popular variety because of it superb colour.
'Recommended' by a Popular Garden Magazine Dec 2020.

Clematis Cassandra
Out of Stock
£14.50
The clusters of rich deep blue hyacinth shaped flowers are strongly scented. A favourite in our garden. This clump-forming clematis has erect woody stems and requires free draining soil.
Awarded the RHS ‘Award of Garden Merit’

Clematis Comtesse de Bouchaud
Out of Stock
£13.50
The mid pink flowers of this wonderful old clematis have a pretty satin sheen. The clarity of colour and simplicity of shape are what gives it such charm.
Awarded the RHS ‘Award of Garden Merit’

Clematis Constance
Out of Stock
£12.50
A hugely popular clematis, 'Constance' will always be one of my favourites in the garden. Her semi-double nodding, bell-shaped flowers are deep reddish-pink.
Awarded the RHS ‘Award of Garden Merit’

Clematis CRYSTAL FOUNTAIN Fairy Blue Evipo038
In Stock
£17.00
The fabulous lilac-blue flowers have an amazing fountain-like centre of silvery-mauve petaloid stamens. A compact, free-flowering climber perfect for a pot!
Received a Top Award in a Popular Garden Magazine Dec 2020.

Clematis Daniel Deronda
Out of Stock
£12.50
The lovely rich bluey-purple flowers have paler, almost mauve bars. The early flowers are occasionally semi-double.
Awarded the RHS ‘Award of Garden Merit’

Clematis DIAMANTINA Evipo039
In Stock
£17.00
The double flowers are mid bluish-purple with rosy-pink highlights. The blooms gradually unfurl from a tight central 'ball' to create the multi-layered pom-pom like flower.
'Recommended' by a Popular Garden Magazine Dec 2020.

Clematis Early Sensation
In Stock
£14.50
Clematis Early Sensation has 'female' flowers that are greeny-cream on opening, maturing to pure white. An evergreen climber requiring free draining soil. Grow near 'Avalanche' or 'Joe' to get amazing seed-heads!
Received a Top Award in a Popular Garden Magazine Dec 2020.

Clematis Elizabeth
In Stock
£12.50
The pale pink flowers have a pretty satin sheen and a lovely vanilla perfume. Over the years this has proven to be one of the most popular montana's. Grow in a sunny position to enhance the perfume.
Awarded the RHS ‘Award of Garden Merit’

Clematis Ernest Markham
Out of Stock
£12.50
The light magenta-red blooms have a deeply textured surface and beautifully crimped margins. A fabulous companion to climbing roses and, if hard pruned can be grown in a patio container.
Awarded the RHS ‘Award of Garden Merit’

Clematis Etoile Violette
Out of Stock
£13.50
The dark bluey-purple flowers have beautifully contrasting pale yellow stamens and are produced in huge abundance across the plant for a long time through the summer An outstanding performer that adorns gardens across the world.
Received a Top Award in a Popular Garden Magazine Dec 2020.
Awarded the RHS ‘Award of Garden Merit’

Clematis Frances Rivis
Out of Stock
£14.50
The clematis Frances Rivis has deep, rich blue nodding bell-shaped flowers with a white inner skirt. It remains one of the most popular spring flowering clematis in our collection.
Received a Top Award in a Popular Garden Magazine Dec 2020.
Awarded the RHS ‘Award of Garden Merit’

Clematis Frankie
Out of Stock
£12.50
Clematis Frankie has deep mauve-blue single nodding bell-shaped flowers with a creamy-white inner skirt. A dainty but also very hardy plant, this will be a clematis I will always have in my garden.
Awarded the RHS ‘Award of Garden Merit’

Clematis Freckles (cirrhosa var. purpurascens 'Freckles')
Out of Stock
£14.50
This wonderfully vigorous winter flowering climber has pale cream nodding bell-shaped flowers are very heavily freckled inside with rusty maroon. Freckles blooms in great abundance from Autumn to spring and is one of our best selling evergreen clematis.
Awarded the RHS ‘Award of Garden Merit’

Clematis Freda
Out of Stock
£13.50
The deep cherry-pink blooms have paler pink bars and beautiful purply-bronze foliage. An enchanting, 'lady-like' montana. Grow in a sunny positon to enhance the colour of flowers and foliage.
Awarded the RHS ‘Award of Garden Merit’

Clematis Fujimusume
Out of Stock
£14.50
The purest, clearest 'true blue' clematis there is, its glorious flowers have contrasting pale yellow stamens. A very compact, free-flowering climber, perfect for pots and an extremely good candidate for a north wall.
Awarded the RHS ‘Award of Garden Merit’

Clematis Gillian Blades
Out of Stock
£12.50
The elegant white star-shaped blooms have the palest bluey-mauve very ruffled margins. Absolutely gorgeous!
Awarded the RHS ‘Award of Garden Merit’

Clematis Gipsy Queen
In Stock
£13.50
This lovely old clematis has dark bluey-purple blooms with a hint of reddish-purple along the bar when first open. A wonderful companion for your climbing roses.
Awarded the RHS ‘Award of Garden Merit’

Clematis GOLDEN TIARA 'Kugotia'
Out of Stock
£14.50
Attractive bright golden-yellow nodding lantern-shaped flowers have distinctive contrasting reddish-purple stamens and leave silky seed-heads.
Awarded the RHS ‘Award of Garden Merit’

Clematis Grandiflora
In Stock
£12.50
The eye-catching satin white flowers have rounded tips, lightly ruffled margins and contrasting bright yellow anthers. A really rampant grower!
Awarded the RHS ‘Award of Garden Merit’

Clematis Helsingborg
Out of Stock
£12.50
clematis Helsingborg is an extremely free flowering plant which is also very hardy. The single nodding bell-shaped flowers are deep bluey-purple and produced in great numbers through the spring and are followed by an abundance of silvery seed-heads.
Awarded the RHS ‘Award of Garden Merit’

Clematis Huldine
Out of Stock
£13.50
These elegant satin-white blooms have an almost transparent, pearly appearance, due to their attractive mauve reverse being an apparent feature. An excellent candidate to add interest to your garden in autumn.
Awarded the RHS ‘Award of Garden Merit’

Clematis Jackmanii
Out of Stock
£13.50
A quintessential 'cottage garden' flower, whose gently nodding bluish-purple blooms look amazing when combined with climbing roses, or clambering over a porch or arch.
Awarded the RHS ‘Award of Garden Merit’

Clematis Joe
Out of Stock
£14.50
The white 'male' flowers have pale yellow stamens that are produced in huge profusion across the plant. A thick waxy foliage is evergreen and has a parsley-like appearance.
Awarded the RHS ‘Award of Garden Merit’

Clematis Ken Donson
Out of Stock
£13.50
Elegant flowers of mid-blue have bright yellow anthers in the centre and make the flower really stand out in the garden. A classic family favourite.
Awarded the RHS ‘Award of Garden Merit’

Clematis Kermesina
In Stock
£12.50
The silvery-pink buds open to glorious deep crimson flowers and have a white spot at the base of each tepal with contrasting dark brown stamens.
Awarded the RHS ‘Award of Garden Merit’

Clematis Lagoon
Out of Stock
£12.50
The deep, slightly greyish, blue semi-double nodding bell-shaped flowers of clematis Lagoon have occasional white markings on the inside and are produced in huge numbers
Awarded the RHS ‘Award of Garden Merit’

Clematis Lambton Park
In Stock
£14.50
The bright yellow nodding lantern-shaped flowers are followed by beautiful silky seed-heads. Grow in a sunny position to enhance the coconut-like perfume. A favourite in our garden.
Awarded the RHS ‘Award of Garden Merit’

Clematis Lasurstern
Out of Stock
£14.00
The rich mid blue star-shaped flowers have wavy margins and contrasting yellow stamens.
Awarded the RHS ‘Award of Garden Merit’

Clematis Madame Julia Correvon
In Stock
£13.50
The glorious vibrant red flowers have a textured surface and gently recurved, twisted tips. Their distinctive crown of contrasting yellow stamens adds to the attraction of this outstanding performer.
Received a Top Award in a Popular Garden Magazine Dec 2020.
Awarded the RHS ‘Award of Garden Merit’

Clematis Marie Boisselot (Mme Le Coultre)
Out of Stock
£13.50
The beautiful upward-facing blooms open creamy-white, turning to pure white as they mature and have golden stamens. A beautiful old cultivar from the early 1900's. If hard pruned can be grown in a patio container.
Awarded the RHS ‘Award of Garden Merit’

Clematis Markhams Pink
Out of Stock
£12.50
Markhams Pink has light to mid pink semi-double nodding, bell-shaped flowers in great abundance. One of the most popular of all the spring flowering clematis there are and a hardy plant too.
Awarded the RHS ‘Award of Garden Merit’

Clematis Mayleen
In Stock
£12.50
The mid mauvy-pink flowers have a textured surface with a pretty satin sheen and a delicious spicy scent. She also boasts an attractive bronze foliage. Grow in a sunny position to enhance the perfume.
Awarded the RHS ‘Award of Garden Merit’

Clematis Mrs Cholmondeley
Out of Stock
£13.50
The wonderful light mauvy-blue flowers have pale coffee-coloured anthers. A fabulous old cultivar which, if hard pruned, can be grown in a patio container. Cholmondeley is pronounced Chumley.
Awarded the RHS ‘Award of Garden Merit’

Clematis Mrs George Jackman
Out of Stock
£13.50
The classic pure white blooms have a satin sheen and crown of coffee-coloured stamens. The early blooms are occasionally semi-double.
Awarded the RHS ‘Award of Garden Merit’

Clematis Nelly Moser
Out of Stock
£12.50
The outstanding pale mauve-pink blooms have light cerise-pink bars and elegant dark red stamens. An old favourite that is perfect for a north wall or to brighten a dull corner.
Awarded the RHS ‘Award of Garden Merit’

Clematis Niobe
Out of Stock
£13.50
The gorgeous, deep wine-red star-shaped flowers are almost black when first open. They have a sumptuous velvety texture and contrasting yellow stamens.
Awarded the RHS ‘Award of Garden Merit’

Clematis Pamela Jackman
In Stock
£12.50
A classic old clematis. Pamela Jackman remains a super garden plant with violet-blue, single, nodding bell-shaped flowers that have creamy-white staminodes.
'Recommended' by a Popular Garden Magazine Dec 2020.
Awarded the RHS ‘Award of Garden Merit’

Clematis Pangbourne Pink
Out of Stock
£14.50
The nodding bell-shaped flowers are a gloriously rich deep rose-pink. Some people can detect a delicate perfume.
Awarded the RHS ‘Award of Garden Merit’

Clematis Paul Farges (Fargesioides, SUMMER SNOW)
Out of Stock
£14.50
The clusters of dainty creamy-white flowers have a very prominent crown of primrose-yellow stamens. A vigorous climber that produces an abundance of pretty flowers.
Awarded the RHS ‘Award of Garden Merit’

Clematis Perle dAzur
Out of Stock
£14.50
This popular, well-known clematis has wonderful light to mid mauvy-blue semi-nodding blooms which have a rose-pink bar that gradually fades as they mature. A wonderful companion for your climbing roses.
Awarded the RHS ‘Award of Garden Merit’

Clematis PETIT FAUCON Evisix
In Stock
£12.50
clematis Petit Faucon is a marvellous little plant with nodding to outward facing flowers with four rich bluey-purple tepals. The stamens have rosy-purple filaments and golden yellow anthers. A striking bloom that really catches the eye in the garden.
Awarded the RHS ‘Award of Garden Merit’
Clematis Pink Flamingo
Out of Stock
£12.50
The pale pink semi-double bell-shaped flowers have deep rose pink at the base of the tepals which also runs through the veins. Clematis Pink Flamingo is a variety that has been around for many years, standing the test of time and delighting gardeners every spring.
Awarded the RHS ‘Award of Garden Merit’

Clematis Polish Spirit
Out of Stock
£12.50
The dark purple flowers have a slight reddish-purple bar which fades to bluey-purple as the blooms mature. An excellent choice to give later flowers in your garden.
'Recommended' by a Popular Garden Magazine Dec 2020.
Awarded the RHS ‘Award of Garden Merit’

Clematis Praecox
Out of Stock
£12.50
The clusters of white star-shaped flowers have deep bluey-mauve tips. A clump-forming, vigorous, scrambler that also looks fabulous when trained against a wall.
Awarded the RHS ‘Award of Garden Merit’

Clematis Prince Charles
In Stock
£14.50
This gorgeous blue clematis opens light azure blue with a hint of pink along the central bar. As the blooms mature they become more mauve-blue, losing the pink tint. An outstanding performer!
Awarded the RHS ‘Award of Garden Merit’

Clematis Princess Diana
In Stock
£16.00
This eye-catching clematis has rich deep pink trumpet shaped flowers with paler mauve-pink margins.
Awarded the RHS ‘Award of Garden Merit’

Clematis Purpurea Plena Elegans
Out of Stock
£13.50
This lovely clematis has double dusky-magenta rosette shaped flowers and makes a wonderful sight when in full bloom. These elegant blooms are excellent as cut flowers.
'Recommended' by a Popular Garden Magazine Dec 2020.
Awarded the RHS ‘Award of Garden Merit’

Clematis REBECCA Evipo016
Out of Stock
£17.00
The elegant rich velvety red blooms have a contrasting crown of coffee coloured stamens. Her later blooms tend to be a slightly more purply-red.
'Recommended' by a Popular Garden Magazine Dec 2020.

Clematis rehderiana
Out of Stock
£16.00
The dainty pale yellow nodding bell-shaped flowers are borne in clusters and have a cowslip-like perfume. Occasionally slow to establish but is definitely worth the wait!
Awarded the RHS ‘Award of Garden Merit’

Clematis Remembrance
In Stock
£12.50

The gorgeous light raspberry-red flowers mature to very deep pink. Their deeply textured surface has a lovely satin sheen which is offset by a crown of contrasting yellow stamens.
Received a Top Award in a Popular Garden Magazine Dec 2020.
Awarded the RHS ‘Award of Garden Merit’

Clematis Richard Pennell
Out of Stock
£12.50
The dark pinkish-lavender blooms have a hint of a deep rose-pink bar and a glorious crown of stamens.
Awarded the RHS ‘Award of Garden Merit’

Clematis Roko-Kolla
Out of Stock
£12.50
These wonderful white star-shaped flowers have a pretty satin sheen and, when first open, have pale green bars which fade as the blooms mature.
Awarded the RHS ‘Award of Garden Merit’

Clematis SALLY Evipo077
Out of Stock
£17.00
The light shell-pink star-like blooms have richer, deeper pink bars and a distinctive textured surface. Prolific and long flowering.
'Recommended' by a Popular Garden Magazine Dec 2020.

Clematis SAMARITAN JO Evipo018
In Stock
£17.00
This pretty silvery-pink star-shaped flower has very pointed tips, and margins outlined with light purple. Its beautiful crown of stamens have purple filaments and bright yellow anthers. A compact climber perfect for a pot!
Received a Top Award in a Popular Garden Magazine Dec 2020.

Clematis SEA BREEZE PBR Zo09063
Out of Stock
£14.50
A huge abundance of flowers that have a fresh pale violet-blue colour, becoming almost white at the centre of the tepal, surround a dark 'eye' of anthers in the middle.
Received a Top Award in a Popular Garden Magazine Dec 2020.

Clematis Sunset
In Stock
£12.50
Striking and vivid red flowers have a purple tint towards the edge of the tepals and yellow anthers. Often the late flowers have a more distinguished bar of red and purple margins.
Awarded the RHS ‘Award of Garden Merit’

Clematis Tetrarose
Out of Stock
£12.50
The deep mauvy-pink bowl-shaped flowers have a prominent crown of stamens with a distinctive spicy scent and the foliage is bronze tinted. Grow in a sunny position to enhance the perfume.
Awarded the RHS ‘Award of Garden Merit’

Clematis The President
Out of Stock
£12.50
Clematis 'The President' is a handsome old clematis with deep purply-blue star-shaped flowers, a slightly paler bar and attractive beetroot-red stamens. Try growing this with The First Lady as they make a charming colour combination!
Awarded the RHS ‘Award of Garden Merit’

Clematis The Vagabond
In Stock
£12.50
Clematis 'The Vagabond' has rich bluey-purple blooms with an almost velvety texture and this, combined with its reddy-purple bars and eye-catching crown of contrasting yellow stamens, makes a very luxurious effect in any garden!
Received a Top Award in a Popular Garden Magazine Dec 2020.

Clematis Tie Dye
Out of Stock
£14.50
These distinctive, unusual violet-blue star-shaped flowers are liberally marbled with mauve and white. Ours looks fabulous growing with a lovely apricot coloured climbing rose called 'Meg'- an eye-catching combination!
Received a Top Award in a Popular Garden Magazine Dec 2020.

Clematis Venosa Violacea
Out of Stock
£13.50
The eye-catching flowers have broad deep purple margins that merge towards a white bar which has rosy-purple veins running through it. A lovely crown of stamens further enhance the striking effect of these blooms.
'Recommended' by a Popular Garden Magazine Dec 2020.
Awarded the RHS ‘Award of Garden Merit’

Clematis Walenburg
Out of Stock
£14.50
The semi-nodding deep purply-red flowers have a creamy-white centre and contrasting purply-red anthers. When in full bloom this clematis makes a breathtaking sight. Absolutely lovely!
Awarded the RHS ‘Award of Garden Merit’

Clematis Warszawska Nike (syn. Warsaw Nike)
In Stock
£12.50
C. 'Warszawska Nike' (syn. 'Warsaw Nike') has wonderful rich reddy-purple blooms that mature to bluey-purple and have beautifully contrasting yellow stamens. Pronounced Var-sharv-ska Nee-ka.
Awarded the RHS ‘Award of Garden Merit’

Clematis Wesselton
Out of Stock
£12.50
clematis Wesselton has light to mid blue, semi-double, nodding, bell-shaped flowers which are larger than those of C. macropetala species. Named after the village in Suffolk where the late Jim Fisk, it's breeder lived.
'Recommended' by a Popular Garden Magazine Dec 2020.
Awarded the RHS ‘Award of Garden Merit’

Clematis Wisley Cream
In Stock
£14.50
clematis Wisley Cream has dainty cream nodding bell-shaped flowers which are produced in profusion through the winter months. It was named after the place it was raised, the RHS garden Wisley.
Awarded the RHS ‘Award of Garden Merit’

Clematis x durandii
Out of Stock
£14.50
The gorgeous rich indigo blue flowers are semi-nodding and have contrasting pale yellow anthers. clematis Durandii is a classic scrambling clematis to enhance any shrub or border.
Awarded the RHS ‘Award of Garden Merit’