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Clematis 'Sōrin'

Large, pale blue-purple flowers with strongly marked midveins. Filaments and connectives violet-purple, anthers white. Named after the famous Japanese feudal lord (daimyo) Ōtomo Sōrin (1530–1587).

Group:Early large-flowered group
Flowering period(s): infodotMay
Pruning:Hard prune (Group 3)
Raised by:Tetsuya Hirota
Country of origin:Japan
Date raised: infodot2003
Parentage: infodot florida var florida 'Sieboldiana' [florida 'Sieboldii']  x unknown
Other name(s):'Soorin'
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 13-15cm
Flower diameter: 13-15cm
Sepals: 6-7; broadly elliptic, base somewhat incurved giving a gappy appearance, tip long-pointed and slightly recurved

Database entry: 3827