Clematis Remembrance

Clematis Remembrance
Clematis Remembrance
Clematis Remembrance
Clematis Remembrance

Clematis Remembrance

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Thorncroft Clematis
Plant Size
Plants will usually be about 45-90cm tall on delivery, this can vary depending on the time of year and variety chosen. They are grown in 3 litre containers and are 2 years Old.
Any Aspect
Facing Aspect
Flowering Months
July - September
Average Flower Size (Inches)
Average Height (Feet)
Hard in Feb/March (Group 3)
Soil Type
Moist but Good Drainage
Hardiness Zone
H6 - Hardy - Very Cold Winter (-20C to -15C)
Suitable for Containers
RHS Award of Garden Merit + Other
Deciduous Climber
Mid-Summer To Autumn
1.50 kg
Cultivation Information

The flowers of Remembrance are more of a deep raspberry pink than red and are deeply textured with veins and a crimped margin to each tepal. The centre is of contrasting bright yellow anthers on cream filaments which makes for a delightful bright bloom that shines out even in a shady garden.
Plant in pairs for a fast impact and a really striking feature in your garden.
Received a Top Award in a Popular Garden Magazine Dec 2020.
Awarded the RHS Award of Garden Merit

The plant was first first discovered in 2001 as a sport growing in a batch of clematis Comtesse de Bouchaud, the discovery being made by the late Peter Hoddinott at Newleaf Plants in Worcestershire UK. The naming came about thanks to a Newleaf nursery staff member who had recently lost a relative and felt there was not an appropriately named clematis to remember, and so it was named Remembrance.
First introduction was in 2007 and since we have added the plant to our collection we have seen a steady increase in the number of plants sold. Now considered a staple in our range, we will look further now into why it is such a popular plant for the garden.

As you will see from the photos, one of the main attractions of clematis "Remembrance' is it's incredibly prolific nature. The plant produces around 6-8 feet of growth each year and flowers very freely from early July through to September without the need for much care or attention.
It clings freely to supports of all types and is as happy with a companion plant like roses and honeysuckle as it is on it's own on an obelisk or arch.  You can grow Remembrance successfully in a large container so long as it is provided with a stable support and  so long as the container offers a good volume of compost, to prevent it drying out during the summer.

Cultivation Advice.

These clematis prefer a good quality soil with high nutrient levels and a soil which is moist but free-draining. Improve planting holes with at least 2 forkfuls of well rotted manure or garden compost and if you don't have these use a 'Soil Improver' compost. The improvement material added should be placed under the root of the plant not around it. This encourages the roots to grow downwards and remain deep and cool during summer.There is no need to deadhead these clematis, however if they appear to have finished flowering earlier than you expected, there is no harm in giving them a light trim to encourage new growth and a secondary flowering late in the autumn.

Delivery Details

Delivery from £7.99 and most customers never pay over £9.99!

We offer a year-round Mail Order and Delivery service (subject to weather and availability). We do not dispatch small or young plants, but send our mature plants in 3 litre pots anywhere in the United Kingdom and Europe.

We dispatch Monday to Thursday each week so usually your order will be dispatched within 1-2 days of ordering, however during busy periods this can be expected to increase. Any significant delays will be notified by email and posted on the website. 
Orders made after midday Thursday are usually dispatched on the following Monday.
We use DHL for all our deliveries. To get the most out of the delivery service download the DHL App. Find out more here - DHL APP.

Our last dispatch before Christmas 2022
 will be 15th December - all orders placed after this will be sent in the New Year and that is to be from the 9th January onwards.

Instructions to Nursery
 - At the checkout stage you are able to add an instruction to the nursery such as, 'Please avoid March 20th - 25th' or 'Away in June'. 

Instructions to courier
 - Please give us details of a safe place where the parcel can be left (Please note - this is at the customer's risk). If no instructions to leave the parcel are given and there is no one to sign for it, then our carrier will try to deliver the following day.

Please provide your mobile number or email address and our carrier will tell you the hour your delivery will be made within and if it is not convenient you will be able to re-arrange the delivery directly with them.


UK Delivery Charges


Post Codes

Number of Plants



Standard postal area

Any not listed below



5 +



Isle of Wight

Scilly Isles

(2 Day Service)









Scottish Highlands

& Islands

Isle of Man

Channel Islands

(2 Day Service)

AB 31-38 & 40-56 


KA 27-28


PA 20-38; 41-49 & 60-78

PH 4-44 & 49-50








Export to Northern Ireland and outside the UK

We no longer offer to export to Northern Ireland or outside the United Kingdom and are sorry for any disappointment this has caused.

Click & Collect

Although we do not open on a regular basis, we are delighted to offer a Click & Collect option for you to collect your orders from our Rails End Nursery location in Worcestershire.
While we get to grips with this new offering we will have to restrict the collection day to a Friday only between 10:00 & 3PM with the hope of expanding that at a later date if we feel it is possible.

Make your online order, checkout and pay online just as if it was a delivery order but of course select Click & Collect instead of a shipping method.
Because we are predominantly a mail order business, our systems are automated and much of the terminology revolves around the kinds of terms used in mail order, so please forgive us for this.
You will receive the following automated emails after making your order.
1. Order acknowledgement. - Full details of your order.
2. Order Status Update - Pending - meaning your order is received into our order processing system
3. Order Status Update - Processing - meaning we are picking and cleaning your plants
4. Order Status Update - Dispatched - in the case of Collection orders, your plants are almost ready for you to pick up.
5. Order Status Update - Completed - your plants are ready for you to pick up on the next Friday.


You can collect from our new location at:
Rails End Nursery
Back Lane
WR11 7RG

About Our Plants

At Thorncroft the quality of our clematis plants is very important to us and we will not compromise on keeping up the high standards our customers have come to expect.

We supply plants mostly in a 3 litre container, growing on a 3 foot (1 meter) bamboo cane support, occasionally a 2 litre pot is sufficient to ensure a quality plant is produced.  Your clematis can not always be delivered in full flower, however we will aim to send you the most advanced plant for you so that you get the best display possible in the first year of our plants being in your garden.

Chelsea Chop - Also from time to time we will need to prune plants back to keep them tidy on their cane. While every effort is made to only supply plants in full leaf we may on occasions send plants that have been recently pruned or had leaves removed and will include notes to explain why this has been done.  It's known as the 'Chelsea Chop' and is commonly seen in late May and June.

Please keep in mind that some of the more specialist clematis have different habits, so these standards can vary depending on the type you are buying but it gives you a good guide on what to expect. 

From the very outset, the Thorncroft philosophy is to provide a clematis which will thrive for the customer in their garden but also to provide the expert knowledge that we have gained over the years to help advise you which clematis are the best.

We have been sending plants by mail order to customers all over the world and have build up a good knowledge of which plants perform best in various parts of the globe. We also value your experience and if would like to tell us about which clematis you grow in your country, please do, it will allow us to continue learning

Reviews (5)
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5 Reviews:

Quality Plant
24 April 2024  | 

Once again, a lovely healthy young plant delivered. Packaging excellent and enclosed leaflet provided on care. Thorntons give quality customer service too. I have bought several clematis from them over the years and they have all got bigger and better. Price may seem expensive but you are buying an assured disease free plant. Highly recommend.

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clematis remembrance
12 March 2024  | 

Received in good time well packaged and looking healthy

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Perfect Clematis & Wonderful Company
01 August 2023  | 

We are absolutely delighted with our Clematis Remembrance. Our plant arrived in absolutely perfect condition with every leaf and flower intact. Itís beautiful.

Everything has been outstanding about Thorncroft Clematis including emails to let us know the progress of our order. Packaging was brilliant and we are so pleased with the beautiful catalogue that was enclosed which is an amazing reference. We would highly recommend this Company and will look forward to ordering again from them.

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A happy online experience
14 April 2023  | 

Very efficient service--prompt email advice as order progressed--clematis arrived without delay and well boxed--a good size--AND EXCELLENT ROOTS !
I found you thru a 'Which Gardening ' link , and I would certainly recommend you to others.
A happy online experience --for someone who rarely buys online !
Thank you

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Excellent personal service.
09 December 2021  | 

I hope and expect that two new plants will flower in 2023.