Clematis Ruby Celebration

Clematis Ruby Celebration

A beautiful early-flowering Clematis which will  add spectactular colour to the garden or patio during the spring.

Clematis 'Ruby Celebration' produces masses of lovely double ruby flowers with a yellow and white centre during March, April and May.

Clematis 'Ruby Celebration' was raised and named by John Richards of John Richards Nurseries Ltd, Colwall, England in 2012-13.

How to grow

This non-evergreen climber can be planted in the garden, trained up a trellis, garden wall, fence, pergola, or planted in a container with bamboo canes or an obelisk for support and placed on the patio, making it suitable for the smaller garden as well.

Ruby Celebration characteristics


  • Flowering time: Spring
  • Gardening skill: Beginner
  • Flowering duration: Average (2-3 weeks)
  • Height after 10 years: 2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft
  • Growth habit: Climbing
  • Spread after 10 years: Less than 1m / 3ft
  • Pruning: Do not prune


  • Climate suitability: Temperate climates
  • Cold hardiness (RHS): H4 (to -10C)
  • Cold hardiness (USDA): (8) 10F / -12C


  • Country of origin: United Kingdom
  • Period of origin: 2000
  • Flower colour: Red
  • Flowering month: March April May
  • Flower form: Double flower (25-50 petals)
  • Annual cycle: Deciduous