Garden designer and writer, Noël Kingsbury takes a fresh look at late-flowering clematis and lists 15 favourites worth looking out for. Enjoy clematis blooms into summer with Spring Hill's selection of later-large flowering clematis vines. Photo by Lorna Kring. Bright, beautiful, and wonderfully easy to care for, summer blooming clematis is a vine like no other. Bloomed weeks and is still blooming (I forget the date of the first blooms). A late-blooming clematis or two might be just what your garden needs to perk it up for the autumn season. This particular one blooms very late in… Blooming from mid- to late summer amid dark green foliage, the flowers are followed by silky seed heads. I've posted pictures on another clematis thread - kathy's clematis or shihtzumom's clematis. This is part of the Complete Clematis Care Guide with tips on planting, propagation, fertilizing, and more. If your clematis vine is growing but not flowering, there could be several reasons why. A gardening friend passed on a late-blooming clematis to put in our local community garden, because it was getting a little out of hand at her place. Fast growing and hardy, you’ll love how versatile these are throughout the garden. I hope we find clematis that bloom for longer periods. Small, pure white flowers emerge in August and September and by … Said gardening friend is British and so says clem-a-tis, while I am Canadian and say cle-MA-tis; but it's the same thing. It's something you don't normally see in the garden - tye dyed flowers. Clematis is a hardy perennial climbing vine with many different cultivars which typically flower in late Spring and early Summer with some varieties blooming again later in the season.. Photographs Rachel Warne This cultivated selection of late flowers can measure up to 5 across in a wide array of colors, from darkest of purples to blues, pinks and whites. While these clematis tend to bloom later than most varieties, they flower longer, especially with deadheading and trimming. If your clematis is not blooming in the Summer, there are several reasons why this could be… Plant profile: late-flowering clematis. Have a look at the five possible causes and see what you can do to get your vine blooming. Sweet autumn clematis (Clematis paniculata, Clematis terniflora) is one of the late-blooming clematis vines that features not only flowers different from most clematis, but also an unusually heady scent. A late blooming clematis or two might be just what your garden needs to perk it up for the autumn season.