Most important features of the Viticella Group:
- very easy to grow, especially novice gardeners recommended,
- they are very healthy and resistant to disease and pests,
- grow strongly reaching a height of 3-5m,
- bloom very long period in the summer and fall on new wood, showering the ground flowers
- are fully hardy (zones 4-9),
- require hard pruning (clipping all the shoots on the second, third pair of buds, at the height of 20-30 cm above the ground)
- in the case of young plants in the first year after planting will cut stems at a height of about 30cm above the ground-to better propagation, in the second year we cut them at the height of 40cm, and in the third year at the height of 50cm.
Red-pink open flowers, 8 cm across, composed of 4-6 tepals with wavy edges and a darker central bar, along a delicate midrib. The flower colour is lightened by a tuft of yellow anthers on white filaments. It blooms from July to September, very abundantly during the first four weeks. Grows 3-4m high and clings to its support with twining leaf stalks. Particularly useful for growing on fences, arbours, pergolas and various garden supports, e.g. trellises, sticks, in a sunny and warm spot. It looks lovely climbing up small trees or bushes, both coniferous and deciduous.
A charming, moderately fast growing cultivar. During June-September it covers with a mass of pale, lilac-rose, nodding flowers. Spreading tepals, edged in darker blue-purple. A healthy climber, it has low soil requirements. Free-flowering and sweetly scented variety, excellent for growing over fences, walls, trellises and poles. It can clamber over natural supports e.g. deciduous and coniferous bushes and dwarf shrubs. Suitable for cultivation in large containers. recommended to both amateurs and experienced gardeners. May be used as ground cover.
A healthy free-flowering cultivar with lovely carmine-red textured flowers. Broad rhomboidal tepals are edged in deeper red and are paler pink-red at the base. Reddish purple anthers on greenish filaments. It grows up to 3 m. It needs a lot of light but is quite happy with moderate soil. Suitable for fences and various kinds of garden supports. It gives an attractive display when grown through shrubs or conifers enlivening the garden. Recommended to both beginning gardeners and connoisseurs. May be used as ground cover.
An intriguing variety, covered in summer with a mass of small (4-5cm across), bell-shaped flowers composed of four recurving tepals, white inside, and pink-mauve on the outside. White-pink anthers and black pistils. Flowers appear from June to November, but the crop is most abundant in July and August. It attaches a height of 2,5m and climbs by twining leaf stalks. Particularly useful for growing on fences, arbours, pergolas and various garden supports, next to garden paths so that you can admire its exquisite flowers from close up. It looks lovely when growing through bushes or other climbers. Excellent for small gardens.
A healthy, profusely flowering cultivar from the Viticella Group. From June to September it produces an abundance of deep-purple flowers. Settles for medium soils. Perfect for covering fences and can be grown over practically any garden support. It also makes good ground cover. The effect is most charming when it's planted against a bright background.
A Lithuanian compact cultivar. Light blue-mauve flowers, 6-8 cm across, with 6-8 elliptic tepals with a light purple bar and slightly wavy margins. Light yellow anthers on white filaments. Flowers are produced profusely and over a long period, from June to September. It attaches itself to supports by twining leaf petioles. Particularly useful for container growing, on small supports or where space is limited.
A Polish variety developed by Szczepan Marczyński, offered for sale in 2011.
It has glaring pink flowers, with a red and pink stripe across the sepals. It blooms abundantly from June to September. It grows fast, up to 3 m high. It can be grown on any stand and in any ordinary garden soil. This plant is easy to grow. It is completely frost-resistant. It can be used in urban greenery, home gardens and in large containers on balconies and terraces. This variety needs major pruning.
Zdrowa, obficie kwitnąca latem odmiana. Od czerwca do września pokrywa się bardzo licznymi, winnoczerwonymi kwiatami z żółtymi pręcikami. Zadowala się przeciętnymi glebami. Świetna na osłony, do sadzenia przy ogrodzeniach i wszelkiego rodzaju podporach ogrodowych. Ładnie wygląda i ożywia ogród, posadzona między krzewami lub iglakami. Może być stosowana jako roślina okrywowa.
A Japanese cultivar with crimson-violet flowers, about 8 cm across. 4-6 tepals have a fair, almost white at the base, central bar. Crimson-violet anthers on white-yellow filaments. It flowers from June to September. It grows best in a sunny spot. Climbs using leaf petioles. Useful for growing up fences, arbours, trellises, stakes, and other garden supports. It looks particularly lovely against a fair background or when clambering over natural supports.
The latest Polish cultivar bred by Szczepan Marczyński with pale pink open flowers of 5-6 cm across, composed of 4 rhomboid loosely arranged tepals with pink veining, light base and wavy edges. Yellow anthers on pale yellow-green filaments. It flowers profusely from June to August. It attains the height of 2,5-4 m and attaches itself to the support by means of twining leaf petioles. Useful for growing on fences, arbours, pergolas and various garden supports such as trellises, poles in a sunny warm spot. It looks charming climbing up small trees and shrubs, both deciduous and coniferous. It gives a spectacular display against a darker background.
A hardy, strong-growing and floriferous Polish cultivar with attractive foliage. Purple flowers with deep red stamens, borne from June to October. Ideal for growing over fences, walls, arbors, pergolas, trellises and wooden supports. It can clamber over natural supports e.g. small trees, or large, bushy deciduous or coniferous shrubs. It makes a charming ground cover.
A new Polish cultivar raised in 2004. Awarded the bronze medal at the Plantarium 2005 Arboricultural Trade Fair. Wine-red textured flowers a lighter bar and yellow anthers. A healthy, free flowering vine that will tolerate moderate soil but needs a sunny site to perform best. It climbs using leaf petioles and is particularly useful for growing over small trees or shrubs, arbors and other supports. Makes good ground cover.
A compact variety, very free-flowering and easy to grow. Semi-nodding, medium size, pale blue flowers and small leaves. An excellent clematis for growing into small trees or over shrubs, fences, arbors and various garden supports. May be used as ground cover.
A charming, moderately fast growing cultivar. In summer the plant covers with a mass of double, deep purple-red flowers. Thrives best in full sun. Ideal for growing over fences, pergolas, arbors, walls and small trees. Particularly useful for covering tall fences and unsightly buildings, or as ground cover.