Clematis montana var. rubens 'Tetrarose'

20% OFF clematis
2 lt pot (60cm cane) £23.99 £19.19
in stock (shipped within 3-5 working days)
Quantity 1 Plus Minus
Buy Clematis montana var. rubens 'Tetrarose' clematis (group 1): Fragrant, deep pink blooms

This climber is deciduous so it will lose all its leaves in autumn, then fresh new foliage appears again each spring.

  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: fertile, well-drained, neutral soil
  • Rate of growth: fast-growing
  • Flowering period: May to June
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Fragrant, deep pink flowers with distinctive yellow centres in May and June and bronze-tinted foliage. This vigorous, early-flowering clematis produces a mass of flowers up to 9cm (3½in) across. Ideal for a north-facing site, it's best planted close to an entrance or path where the exquisite almond-scented flowers can be appreciated.

  • Garden care: No routine pruning is necessary. If the spread of the plant needs to be restricted prune immediately after flowering, cutting back overlong shoots to healthy buds. Apply a slow-release balanced fertiliser and a mulch of well-rotted garden compost around the base of the plant in early spring.

  • Humans: Skin irritant; Pets: Harmful if eaten

Delivery options

  • Standard
  • Next / named day
Delivery information

Eventual height & spread

Eventual height and spread
  • Twitter
  • Pinterest
  • Facebook
  • Instagram
  • YouTube
  • Share by email

Perfect for hiding a fence


Vigorous climber with attractive flowers and foliage




Fantastic product


Covered our shed very fast in one season.




It's sprouting!


I hope that there will be sone flowers this year . It is showing shoots , so hopefully it will continue to thrive.




Looking vigorous despite the soil it is planted in


Needs tying in to a support of some sort initially


Pewsey Wiltshire


Large, healthy specimen


Delighted with this plant. Has established quickly and is thriving




lovely plant, good condition, speedy delivery, thank you


fit for purpose, fast-growing, lovely plant




Healthy plant very well packed as usual


This put on a lot of growth in its first year and had a few flowers. I'm looking forward to many more this year.




Heavenly scent


Beautiful scent and leaf. Brightens up the garden in spring with its mass of flowers.






Plants very healthy and very well packed.


Harriw Middlesex


Lovely, hardy clematis


A lovely clematis that's climbing nicely up a pergola, along with a honeysuckle. Looks very pretty when it's in flower, and has a fair bit of greenery when it isn't flowering.





4.6 12


Is it possible to grow Montana tetra rose in a tub and, if so, what size tub would be suitable ? .


Hello, These are pretty vigorous plants, so are not ideally suited to a pot. A better option would be a more compact clematis such as ... 'Josephine' 'Minuet' or 'Markham's Pink'


Help with weeds Weeds are making my life a nightmare. I want to plant more shrubs this year but should I risk doing that if there are weeds in the border? Any advice would be much appreciated.

Rana Kadiri

It will really depend on what type of weeds you have. Annual weeds can usually be tackled easily by hoeing them in as soon as they appear and these should not prevent planting. Perennial weeds (those with a big root system that come back year after year) can be harder to tackle. Ideally it is best to try to get rid of perennial weeds before you plant and the best way to do this is by using a systemic weedkiller such as Roundup. Systemmic weedkillers are absorbed through the leaves of the plant and the active ingredient makes its way through the cells of the plant down to the roots. It kills these first and then the foliage will start to die off. It can take up to 6 weeks (and sometimes longer if the weather is very poor and the weeds are not actively growing) before you will really see it starting to have a good effect but it is worth being patient. It will also kill off everything it comes into contact with, so you do need to be extremely careful when applying it. Just click on the following link to go straight to it. As a non-chemical alternative, you could try the Weedwand, which has a high-temperature flame that causes weeds to wither and die. Below is a link straight to it.


Can I use weedkiller in the border? Is it okay to use products like 'Roundup' in a flower bed or am I at risk of damaging the plants I want to keep as well as the weeds?

Ellen Hesketh

Most weedkillers like Roundup' are indiscriminant, so they will kill off anything they come into contact with. Therefore, you need to be extremely careful when applying them, and try to isolate the plants you want to kill off. Sometimes you can do this using cardboard sheeting, but make sure you spray it on a calm day so the spray does not drift in the wind. Alternatively, I would suggest you remove the weeds by hand or hoe.


Large Flowered Clematis

Large  Flowered Clematis

It is difficult not to get excited about this fabulous group of plants. Their big, bold, brightly coloured flowers, coupled with their versatile growth habits, make this one of the most popular plant groups of all time. There is no secret to their success

Read full article

How to get more flowers

How to get more flowers

Many flowering plants can be encouraged to produce better and longer-lasting displays with the minimum of effort. A plant produces flowers in order to reproduce and ensure the survival of the species. Once a plant has flowered and fertilisation has taken

Read full article

Clematis Wilt

Clematis Wilt is usually characterized by a complete collapse of either the entire plant, just one of the shoots, or just part of a shoot. The foliage will turn black and the veins take on a purple colour. Large-flowered cultivars are particularly suscept

Read full article

Honey fungus

There are different symptoms which point to honey fungus, some or all of them may be present at one time. Also, death can take years or be virtually instantaneous with plants being suddenly stopped in their tracks, half-opened leaves just frozen in time.

Read full article

May pruning of trees, shrubs and climbers

Most shrubs, trees and climbers are in full growth at this time of the year, but don’t be in a hurry to put away your secateurs because there are still pruning jobs that can be carried out this month. It’s still not too late to check all plants over for s

Read full article

February pruning of trees, shrubs and climbers

The garden is at its most dormant right now, so it’s a good time to catch up on any pruning missed or forgotten since the autumn. If the weather isn’t favourable, you can leave it for a week or two, but make sure all winter pruning is completed before the

Read full article

May montanas

In May the montanas begin to break into bud. These hail from the Himalaya and can be seen scrambling high into trees. These are the ones that cover the shed, or tickle the bedroom window, or attempt to mask the oil tank. However montanas need warmth despi

Read full article

Clematis - colour from spring to autumn

If you want to clothe your fences with flowers from spring to autumn but are overwhelmed by choice, then this article should help.

Read full article

Download our free gardening app to help you grow

Download on the App Store Get it on Google Play