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Clematis 'Black Prince'

Medium sized, very dark purple flowers, almost black initially, fading to reddish-purple. Deep red filaments and anthers.

Group:Viticella group
Approximate height: infodot3.0 - 4.0 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotJul Aug Sep
Aspect:Sun or semi-shade
USDA zones: infodot4 5 6 7 8 9
Pruning:Hard prune (Group 3)
Raised by:Alister Keay
Country of origin:New Zealand
Date raised: infodotr1990 f1992 n1993 i1994
Parentage: infodotUnknown
Other name(s):viticella 'Black Prince'
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 8-9cm
Tepals: 4, gappy, recurving tips

Database entry: 87