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Clematis 'Honcho'

Nodding, bell-shaped, scented, purple flowers with lavender-blue margins; inside mid-violet with paler margins. Yellow anthers on cream filaments; pistils pale green. Fruit heads persistent. 'Honcho' is an American term meaning "boss" or "big shot"; this seedling had the largest flowers of any in the same batch (which included 'Skylark').

  
Group:Integrifolia group
Fragrant:Yes
Approximate height: infodot1.0 - 1.5 metres
Flowering period(s): infodot(May) Jun Jul Aug Sep
Pruning:Hard prune (Group 3)
Raised by:Brewster Rogerson
Country of origin:USA
Date raised: infodotrn2001 i2010
Parentage: infodot integrifolia  x unknown
Other name(s):None known
  
Further detail:  infodot
Tepals: 4; 3.5-6cm long, 3-3.5cm wide, touching at base, gappy above, wavy margined, long-pointed with slightly recurved tips
Leaves: usually simple

Database entry: 3780

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Brewster Rogerson