Clematis on the Web
Seedhead - Photo © 2000 Ian Lang
Large purple flowers with reddish-purple bar. Red anthers on white filaments. The second crop of flowers are smaller. The tepals are frequently somewhat twisted in appearance and have a wavy edge.The variety has received the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.
Early large-flowered group Approximate height:
2.0 - 4.0 metres Flowering period(s):
May Jun Sep Aspect:
Any aspect Pruning:
Light prune (Group 2) Raised by:
John Treasure Country of origin:
United Kingdom Date raised:
r1980 i1984 Parentage:
'Maureen' x 'Nelly Moser'
Flower diameter: 15-20cm (first flowering) 10-15cm (second flowering)
Tepals: 6-8; elliptic, twisted, apiculate, margin wavy