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'Fond Memories'

Large, pale, pinky-white flowers with a rosy-lavender margin and a satin sheen, darker rosy-lavender on the reverse of the tepals. May require winter protection in cold areas, remains semi-evergreen in these circumstances. Florida var sieboldiana is normally a sterile form but occasionally, as here, a flower will produce fertile seed. This form is a selection from such seed. Introduced by Thorncroft Clematis Nursery, UK, at the 2004 Chelsea Flower Show.

Group: Late large-flowered group
Approximate height: 2.0 - 2.5 metres
Flowering period(s): Jul Aug Sep
Pruning: Hard prune (Group 3)
Raised by: Geoffrey Tolver
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Date raised: f1999 n2003
Parentage: florida var sieboldiana x unknown
Other name(s): None known

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 12-17cm
Tepals: 6; ovate-elliptic, overlapping, apiculate

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Thorncroft Clematis (R & J Gooch)