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Clematis 'Mrs Hope'

Large violet blue flowers with a slightly darker bar. Cream stamens. Double in the spring, single later. In 1912, William Robinson in his book 'The Virgin's Bower' lists this cultivar as "trusted to give lovely effects if culture and position be all [it] deserves."

  
Group:Early large-flowered group
Approximate height: infodot3.0 - 4.0 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotJun Jul Aug Sep
Aspect:Any aspect
Pruning:Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by:G Jackman & Son
Country of origin:United Kingdom
Date raised: infodoti1875
Parentage: infodot 'Standishii' (s) x lanuginosa
Other name(s):None known
  
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 13-18cm
Tepals (single): 6-8; 6.5-8.5cm long, 4-6cm wide, broadly ovate to elliptic, apiculate, overlapping, slightly reflexed.

Database entry: 331

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The Jackmans