Clematis Lincoln Star

Clematis 'Lincoln Star' boasts gorgeous star-shaped raspberry-pink flowers with contrasting paler edges and maroon centres during May, June, then again in September.

Clematis 'Lincoln Star' was raised by Walter Pennell of Pennell and Sons nursery where it was named in 1954.

How to grow

This non-evergreen climber can be grown in the garden against a wall, fence or trellis, or if space is an issue then it may be planted in a container on the patio trained up bamboo canes or an obelisk.


Lincoln Star characteristics

Growing

  • Gardening skill: Suitable for beginners
  • Flowering duration: Long
  • Height after 10 years: 2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft
  • Growth habit: Climbing
  • Spread after 10 years: Less than 1m / 3ft

Climate

  • Cold hardiness (RHS): H6 (to -20C)
  • Cold hardiness (USDA): (6) -10F / -23C

Identification

  • Country of origin: United Kingdom
  • Flower colour: Pink
  • Flowering month: May June September
  • Flower form: Single flower (5-8 petals)
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Leaf colour - young: Green
  • Leaf colour - autumn: Yellow
  • Annual cycle: Deciduous