Clematis Vitalba 1 litre


Clematis vitalba (1 litre)

Plant Fact File:

  • Plant Type: Deciduous Climber
  • Common Name: Old Man’s Beard, Traveller’s Joy
  • Botanical Name: Clematis vitalba
  • Container Size: 1 litre
  • Height: Up to 10 meters (30 feet)
  • Spread: Variable, typically 1-3 meters (3-10 feet)
  • Foliage: Dark green, compound leaves
  • Flower Color: Creamy-white
  • Flowering Period: Late summer to early autumn
  • Hardiness: Fully Hardy
  • Aspect: Full sun to partial shade
  • Soil Type: Moist, well-draining soil
  • Uses: Climbing over fences, walls, trellises, or as a ground cover


Clematis vitalba, commonly known as Old Man’s Beard or Traveller’s Joy, is a vigorous deciduous climber prized for its profusion of creamy-white flowers and fluffy seed heads. This plant is characterized by its dark green, compound leaves and its ability to quickly cover large areas, making it ideal for climbing over fences, walls, trellises, or as a ground cover. In late summer to early autumn, Clematis vitalba produces clusters of small, fragrant, creamy-white flowers, which are followed by fluffy, silver-gray seed heads that persist into winter, adding further ornamental interest.