Clematis Warszawska Nike

Warszawska Nike clematis flower

Clematis 'Warszawska Nike' has lovely, rich, deep purple flowers with golden centres from June to September. Best planted against a light background to show off the dark flower colour. This non-evergreen climber can be grown against a trellis, garden fence, wall, arches, pillars, pergolas, clambering over tree stumps and through large shrubs or planted in a container trained up bamboo canes or an obelisk.

In Warsaw, Poland, 'Warszawska Nike' is a monument to the heroes of Warsaw 1939-1945, the soldiers and civilians who fought during the Second World War for the freedom of their home city.

Warszawska Nike 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: Poland
  • Flower colour: Purple
  • Flowering month: June July August September
  • Flower form: Single flower (5-8 petals)
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Leaf colour - young: Green
  • Leaf colour - autumn: Yellow
  • Annual cycle: Deciduous