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Clematis 'Hendersonii'

Bell-shaped, slightly scented, dark blue flowers with pale yellow anthers.

The International Register and Checklist 2002 gives the parentage of this form as 'unknown'. The Toomey and Leeds Illustrated Encyclopedia of Clematis gives viticella x integrifolia (1835) and suggests that the form was possibly raised by Henderson of Pineapple Nursery, England.

This is not the same cultivar as x diversifolia 'Hendersonii' which, although extremely similar in other respects, is a taller plant.

  
Group:Integrifolia group
Fragrant:Yes
Approximate height: infodot1.0 or less metres
Flowering period(s): infodotJun Jul Aug Sep
Aspect:Any aspect
Pruning:Hard prune (Group 3)
Parentage: infodotUnknown
Other name(s):integrifolia 'Hendersonii'; 'Henderson'; 'Hendersoni'
  
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 6.5-7cm
Tepals: 4; 5.5cm long, deeply veined, pointed, twisted slightly, recurved towards tip, crimped edges
Leaves: simple

Database entry: 224