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'Ton Hannink'

Small flowers, vivid purplish blue to deep purplish blue, tinged pale yellow-green at the base and vivid purplish blue at the margins; outside strong violet. Filaments pale yellow-green; connectives and anthers vivid purplish blue; pollen white. Named after the Dutch breeder and past President of the International Clematis Society, who grows many clematis species.

Group: Viticella group
Approximate height: 2.5 - 3.0 metres
Flowering period(s): May Jun Sep Oct
USDA zones: 5B 6 7 8 9
Pruning: Hard prune (Group 3)
Raised by: D Hardwick
Country of origin: USA
Date raised: r2013 n2016
Parentage: Witheld by raiser
Other name(s): None known

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 6.5-7.5cm
Tepals: 6; 3.2cm long × 1.9 cm wide, obovate, slightly overlapping at base, margins wavy, tip rounded and usually recurved, with apiculate or cuspidate apex