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Clematis 'Little Nell'

White or creamy-white flowers edged in pale purple-pink or pale mauve. Pale yellow-green anthers on white or pale green filaments. Obtained from Francisque Morel of Lyon by William Robinson in 1915. Named after the wife of Ernest Markham, Robinson's head gardener.

Group:Viticella group
Approximate height: infodot3.0 - 4.0 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotJul Aug Sep
Aspect:Any aspect
Pruning:Hard prune (Group 3)
Raised by:Francisque Morel
Country of origin:France
Date raised: infodotrb1914 i1939
Parentage: infodotUnknown
Other name(s):None known
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: (3-) 5-7cm
Tepals: 4-6; rhombic to obovate, pointed with recurved tip, margin totthed, wavy, recurved

Database entry: 573