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Clematis 'Souvenir du Capitaine Thuilleaux'

Large pale pink flowers, fading in time to silver-grey, with vivid deep pink bar. Crimson or dark violet-purple anthers. Raised by J. Thuilleaux, a nurseryman from St. Cloud, France, in 1918 and named in remembrance of his son who died in the First World War.

  
Group:Early large-flowered group
Fragrant:Yes
Approximate height: infodot2.0 - 2.5 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotMay Jun Sep
Aspect:Semi-shade
USDA zones: infodot4 5 6 7 8 9
Pruning:Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by:J Thuilleaux
Country of origin:France
Date raised: infodot1918
Parentage: infodotUnknown
Other name(s):'Souvenir de Capitaine Thuilleaux'; 'Capitaine Thuilleaux'; 'Capitan Thuilleaux'. Mis-spelling: 'Souvenier de Capitaine Thuilleux'
  
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 10-20cm
Tepals: 6-8, broadly lanceolate, overlapping, pointed, wavy margin
Leaves: ternate

Database entry: 101