Clematis viticella Polish Spirit

Polish Spirit clematis

Clematis viticella 'Polish Spirit' produces vibrant, deep purple-blue flowers with a slight purple red bar or stripe to each of the petals from July to September. This non-evergreen climber can be grown against a trellis, garden fence, wall, arches, pillars, pergolas, clambering over tree stumps or through large shrubs in the flower border.

Clematis viticella 'Polish Spirit' was raised by Brother Stefan Franczak of Warsaw, Poland and introduced by Ray Evison of Guernsey Clematis Nursery.

Polish Spirit characteristics


  • Height after 10 years: 2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft


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


  • Country of origin: Poland
  • Flowering month: July August September
  • Flower form: Single flower (5-8 petals)
  • Annual cycle: Deciduous