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


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


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


  • 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