Late-Flowering Clematis

When summer's on its way out, these colorful flowering vines are just getting started.

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Polish Spirit

The Polish spirit produces single velvety, rich purple-blue flowers bred by a Jesuit monk from a Warsaw monastery.

Azure Allure

Small, azure-blue flowers bloom from midsummer to fall with the 'Perle d'Azur'.

Shade Loving Clematis

The clematis rehderiana is a unique shade-tolerant clematis with unusual tubular flowers.

Summer White Clematis

Cup-shaped, white and mauve flowers appear on the Huldine clematis after the height of summer and last into fall.

Deep Purple

The Jackmanii is a late-flowering variety clematis with velvety, deep purple flowers. A traditional cottage-garden classic.

Rosy Purple Clematis

Purpurea Plena Elegans is an old variety clematis with rosy purple, double flowers that last for several weeks.

Unique Clematis

The clematis tangutica is unusual among clematis in having yellow flowers. It blooms late and has conspicuous fluffy gray seedheads.

Bill Mackenzie Clematis

The Bill Mackenzie is perhaps the best-known yellow clematis. Open, bell-shaped flowers are followed by fluffy seedheads.

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