Hummingbird Farm is a family owned mail order clematis nursery located in Maine, on the border of Zones 4 and 5. We grow and sell only clematis and strive to provide both a great selection of plants and all the information you need to grow them successfully. We sell to all US states, but be aware that we specialize in clematis for the colder areas of the country.
We ship to US addresses only.
Apologies to our friends in Canada!


Don't see what you're looking for?
Check the Secret Clematis List for more varieties.

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Shipping Schedule Update
We do not ship clematis during August.
Orders placed this month will ship in September.

Garden Watchdog Reviews!


Super Early, Super Easy * Fast, Very Easy * Don't Climb, Very Easy * Super Hardy, Very Easy
Midsummer, Very Easy * Cupped Flowers, Easy * Species, Easy * Early, Challenging

Super Early and Super Easy!

These clematis are GREAT choices for beginners:
They start the clematis season with very early blooms, usually with the lilacs.
They have bell shaped, nodding flowers, followed by handsome seed heads.
All are very winter hardy - our customers in Alaska love them!
We've never (knock on wood!) had diseases on these varieties.
Because they are so cold tolerant, they may not thrive in hot climates.
No Pruning Needed!


Blue Dancer

Blue Dancer
6 to 8 feet

21.99

maidwell_hall

Maidwell Hall
8 to 12 feet
$21.99

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Clematis that don't climb! Very Easy!

These clematis don't climb; they will sprawl unless provided with support.
Most grow 3 to 4 feet tall and many have the downward facing bell shaped flowers.
Some varieties are lightly fragrant, especially when planted in full sun.
Lots of them are good choices for growing in containers.
They are virtually wilt free, although they are sometimes prone to powdery mildew.
Full Prune in late winter or early spring.


Chloe

Chloe
Two feet tall
$21.99


petit faucon

Petit Faucon
3 to 4 feet
$21.99


Sapphire Indigo

Sapphire Indigo
Up to 4 feet
$21.99


The Kivistik Collection:
Summer Bloomers, Super Winter Hardy, Very Easy!

The Kivistik Clematis are bred in Estonia, close to the Arctic Circle
and bloom on the current year's growth. They are rarely over 6 feet tall,
and die back to the ground each winter. Although we list these plants as
Full Prune, most years all you will have to do is remove the dead stems
at ground level. Most of them bloom in Maine from late June on,
as long as it doesn't get too hot.


Ekstra

Ekstra
6 to 8 feet
$21.99

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huvi

Huvi
6 to 8 feet
$21.99


Ilka

Ilka
5 to 6 feet
$21.99


Piilu

Little Duckling
Up to 4 feet
$21.99

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Miniseelik

Miniseelik
5 to 6 feet
$21.99


Minister

Minister
5 to 6 feet
$21.99


Rahvarinne

Rahvarinne
6 to 8 feet
$21.99

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Reiman

Reiman
5 to 6 feet
$21.99

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Summer Bloomers, Cupped Flowers, Easy

This group of plants is hardy from Texas to Newfoundland!
Flowers are upward facing, usually tulip-shaped and quite small.
Important: Give them a light, even gravelly, soil and full sun.
Full Prune in late winter or early spring.


Gravetye Beauty

Gravetye Beauty
6 to 8 feet
$21.99


Princess Diana

Princess Diana
6 to 8 feet
$21.99

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Early Bloomers, Challenging

These are the plants that most people think of when we say, "Clematis".
They bloom in late May or early June and have large, flat flowers.
Some varieties will repeat bloom in late summer.
These varieties are slow to mature, less robust than other types
and sometimes can be a pain in the neck. If you've never grown clematis,
we recommend you start with plants from another section.

Many authorities recommend treating these varteties as "moderate prune" clematis.
However, we respectfully disagree: Please see our Pruning Primer
for more information.

Asao

Asao
6 to 8 feet
$21.99


Barbara Jackman

Barbara Jackman
6 to 9 feet
$21.99

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Countess of Wessex

Countess of Wessex
6 to 9 feet
$21.99

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Ibi

Ibi
6 to 8 feet
$21.99


kimi'ideara

Kimi'ideara
6 to 8 feet
$21.99


Lady Northcliffe

Lady Northcliffe
6 to 8 feet
$21.99
Very Limited Supply


liberation

Liberation
8 to 10 feet
$21.99

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niobe

Niobe
5 to 6 feet
$21.99
Very Limited Supply


nubia

Nubia
Up to 5 feet
$21.99


Sally

Sally
4 to 5 feet
$21.99


sano_no_mirasaki

Sano-no-murasaki
Up to 4 feet
$21.99


serenata

Serenata
8 to 10 feet
$21.99


suzy mac

Suzy Mac
6 to 8 feet
$21.99


thomas strawford

Thomas Strawford
6 to 8 feet
$21.99


vagabond

Vagabond
4 to 6 feet
$21.99

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