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Clematis 'Musashino' (Late large flowered)

Very large white flowers, sometimes with a pale purple tinge towards the base of the tepals. White filaments and anthers. Not to be confused with a second Japanese cultivar (see 'Musashino (Early large flowered)') whose transliteration confusingly comes out the same in Western script - though they are clearly different in the original language. In this case, 'Musashino' is the old name of Kanto district.

  
Group:Late large-flowered group
Approximate height: infodot3.0 - 4.0 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotJul Aug Sep Oct
Pruning:Hard prune (Group 3)
Raised by:Gen Sakurai
Country of origin:Japan
Parentage: infodotUnknown
Other name(s):None known
  
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 12-13 (-27)cm
Tepals: 8; 9cm long, 4.5-5cm wide, elliptic, pointed, overlapping, margin wavy

Database entry: 1524