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Clematis 'Symeana'

Very large mauve flowers with white filaments and purple-brown anthers. (Apparently the stamens sometimes changed into staminodes.) The name appears first as 'Symesiana' in 1872 but is corrected in Moore and Jackman (1877).

Group:Late large-flowered group
Flowering period(s): infodotJul Aug Sep Oct Nov
Raised by:I Anderson-Henry
Country of origin:France
Date raised: infodotr1870 ic1872
Parentage: infodotlanuginosa (s) x 'Fortunei'
Other name(s):lanuginosa 'Symesiana'; x lawsoniana var symesiana; symesiana; 'Lawsoniana Symesiana'; 'Symesiana'
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 17-23cm
Tepals: 6-8; oblong-ovate, narrow towards base
Leaves: ternate

Database entry: 2786