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Clematis 'Dawn'

Pearly pink tepals, paler at the base. Prominent purple anthers. Fades in full sun. Originally named 'Aurora' by the raiser, but renamed when it was introduced commercially to prevent confusion with the earlier 'Aurora' raised by Noble in the late 1870s.

Group:Early large-flowered group
Approximate height: infodot2.8 - 3.0 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotMay Jun Aug Sep Oct
Pruning:Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by:Tage Lundell
Country of origin:Sweden
Date raised: infodotrc1960 i1969
Parentage: infodot'Miss Bateman' or 'Moonlight' x 'Nelly Moser'
Other name(s):'Aurora' (not to be confused with the 'Aurora' raised by Noble in 1877).
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 10-15cm
Tepals: (6-)8; elliptic or obovate, blunt or apiculate, overlapping
Leaves: usually ternate

Database entry: 139