The Plant Company

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01403 740100

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The Plant Company
Coolham Road
West Chiltington
West Sussex
RH20 2LH

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Opening times:
Tuesday-Friday, 9:00-17:30.
Closed public holidays.


The Plants

Clematis viticella 'Little Bas'


Photo of Clematis viticella 'Little Bas'


A pretty viticella clematis with nice blue-purple nodding flowers from July to September. Viticella are an ideal choice for the first time clematis grower, as they are very easy to grow. They are very versatile plants that will look great in a variety of settings. Why not try growing them together with climbing roses, or over the top of shrubs, or other low level plants.


  • Climbers

Foliage: Deciduous

Hardiness: Hardy

Vigour: Medium growing


  • Beds and borders
  • Cottage style garden
  • Contemporary style garden

Special features

  • Attractive to wildlife

Care instructions

Grow in well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. It grows and flowers best if its roots remain cool under a vegetative layer or thick mulch. As with most clematis, this selection adds a vertical element to the garden and looks best when trained on a fence, trellis or pergola. As with all the late-flowering clematis, pruning is easy. Simply cut back the stems to a pair of strong buds 15-20cm above ground level before growth begins in early spring. This pruning technique makes late-flowering clematis useful for training into shrubs, trees and climbing roses as the clematis growth is removed each spring and so never becomes too much of a burden on its supporting plant.


Size: Medium

Pot size: 2 litre

Eventual height: 300cm

Eventual spread: 100cm


  • Light shade
  • Sun