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Clematis 'Rupplieaux'

Medium to large light purple flowers, the sides of the tepals being strong lilac or lilac-pink. The outside of the tepal has a white bar. Deep purple-violet anthers on white filaments. The curious name arises from the fact that Magnus Johnson considered the flowers similar to those of 'Doctor Ruppel' and 'Souvenir de Capitaine Thuilleaux'.

  
Group:Early large-flowered group
Approximate height: infodot1.5 - 2.0 metres
Raised by:Magnus Johnson
Country of origin:Sweden
Date raised: infodot1981
Parentage: infodotUnknown
Other name(s):None known
  
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 10-16cm
Tepals: 6-8; 5-8cm long, 2.5-3.5cm wide, oblong to oblong-elliptic, overlapping, tip recurved, margin somewhat upcurved
Leaves: usually ternate

Database entry: 2707

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Magnus Johnson