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Clematis 'Murasaki no ue'

Small, bell-shaped, nodding or drooping flowers. Outside greyish purple with scattered white hairs, inside pale green with a broad green bar at the base shading to greyish purple at the top. Creamy white anthers and pale green filaments. Fruit-heads persistent. Named after one of the characters in the tale of Genji (Genji monogatari, a very old Japanese novel), though "Murasaki" also means "purple".

  
Approximate height: infodot1.0 or less metres
Flowering period(s): infodotApr May Jun Jul Aug Sep
Pruning:Hard prune (Group 3)
Raised by:Mikiyoshi Chikuma
Country of origin:Japan
Date raised: infodotfs2000 ni2006
Parentage: infodotUnknown
Other name(s):None known
  
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 1.5cm
Tepals: 4; 3cm long, 1cm wide, thick and fleshy, long-pointed, tips strongly recurved, margins frilled, touching towards base
Leaves: simple, margins entire

Database entry: 3666