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lilysillylilysilly Posts: 511
Hi all.
Does anyone know what clematis group/ name the short clematis that only grow to 30cm comes under?
A pals Mum mentioned she'd like one for Mothers Day, she had admired a very pale blue one with blue/ grey foliage grown in a pot last summer at an open garden.
I've looked online briefly but haven't found anything like it. I thought I'd find it under herbaceous clematis but am clueless to be honest.



  • NanniemoNanniemo Posts: 223
    Hi lilysilly, looking on the Taylor's clematis website they have a section "clematis by height" which lists some varieties 1-2ft tall. Hope this helps.
  • lilysillylilysilly Posts: 511
    Thankyou @Nanniemo, I've had a look and can't see one to her exact description so I've texted my friend so she can look herself. I'd been looking under colour not thought of height duh! 
  • MarlorenaMarlorena Posts: 7,893
    I wonder if you mean the 'Boulevard' clematis, they actually grow to 3 or 4 feet usually, sometimes a bit more... they are patio clematis, that can be grown in pots..

    I rather like this one..
    East Anglia, England
  • Papi JoPapi Jo Posts: 3,864
    Clematis heracleifolia?
    You are invited to a virtual visit of my garden (in English or in French).
  • lilysillylilysilly Posts: 511
    @Marlorena thanks for the suggestion. I mentioned those and she insists it was very short...and definitely a clematis because she asked the garden owner. That is a lovely clematis you've shown.

    @Papi Jo, that was my first thought but she says no it definitely had clematis like flowers? Thankyou anyway.
  • AnniDAnniD Posts: 11,436
    I had thought of clematis "Wyevale", that's very low growing. 
  • ObelixxObelixx Posts: 29,149
    The Hull university clematis site lists 149 under 1m tall -    The ones with a plus sign have a photo and you can further edit the list by colour.

    Once you identify the clem you want, you just need to find a supplier.
    Vendée - 20kms from Atlantic coast.
    "We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." - George Bernard Shaw
  • lilysillylilysilly Posts: 511
    Well it turned out to be clematis Filigree, a miniature clematis. Not light blue flowered, it's pale lilac flowered, not blue/ grey foliage, it is dark green apparently. But is definitely the same one she admired and is lusting after.
    Maggie is delighted it's been found and thanks you all for taking the time to look and respond. Thankyou from me too.
  • Papi JoPapi Jo Posts: 3,864
  • lilysillylilysilly Posts: 511
     Thankyou! That's the one @Papi Jo. Pretty isn't it? I quite fancy one myself now. 
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