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Clematis 'Mrs Mavis Darlington'

Large, flattish deep mauve-pink flowers with white background showing through in centre, especially around margins of bar. Different flowers on the same plant can be single, semi-double or double in roughly equal proportions. Brown anthers on yellow filaments. Fruit heads persistent, plumose. Named after the raiser's wife.

Group:Early large-flowered group
Approximate height: infodot2.0 - 2.5 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotMay Jun Aug Sep
Pruning:Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by:H Darlington
Date raised: infodotn2010
Parentage: infodotUnknown
Other name(s):None known
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: to 18cm
Tepals: 8 (single flowers); broadly elliptic, overlapping, tips blunt and slightly recurved; 20-30 staminodes fully double sepaloid, deep purple-pink with white bar, narrowly elliptic, gappy at base, aristate tip
Leaves: ternate

Database entry: 3782