Clematis viticella Dark Eyes

Delivery Date: 04/09/2019 (+/- 14 days)
Contribution to P&P: £4.95

  • Flower Colour Black
  • Hardiness Fully hardy perennial
  • Flowering Time Long Flowering, Autumn & Winter
  • Aspect Sun or Partial Shade
  • Height 1.5-2.4m (5-8')
  • Spread 1.5-2.4m (5-8')
  • Delivery 14 day
  • Other Flowers For Cutting/Drying, Ideal for Beginners, Pest Resistant, Rare or Unusual, Suitable for Container
  • Category Climbers, Perennials
  • Type of garden Container Gardening, Contemporary Gardening, Cottage Garden, Small Gardens, Tropical Garden, Urban Garden

Clematis viticella Dark Eyes (RT46PCVD3)
£13.50 - 3 plants in 8cm pots (£4.50 each)
Clematis viticella Dark Eyes (RT46PCVD1)
£13.00 - 1 plant in 8cm pot


Be seduced by one of the darkest flowered clematis around.
The aptly named Dark eyes will leave you mesmerised whilst admiring is black-purple sumptuous beauty. Its sought-after for its forgiving and drought-tolerant nature, making it suited to beginner gardeners. Blooming from July–September, it’s great for adding late-interest and a brooding depth to the garden. This clematis’ abundant, 10cm-wide flowers are pinned together with long pollen covered anthers, and its velvety appearance and compact, manageable growth makes it ideal for a pot.

Cultural Notes

  • Soil - Well-drained
  • Position - Sun or part shade, roots in shade
  • Cutting - Not suitable
  • Flowering - Summer
  • Additional Information - Propagate in early summer by soft wood or semi ripe cuttings, or by layering. Prune before new growth begins, in early spring. Cut back all the previous seasons stems to a pair of strong buds, 15-20cm (6-8") above soil level. Hardy perennial.