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Clematis 'Sofia Kaisa'

Semi-double in early flowers, single later, flat or flattish, cream white flowers with a bar often flushed red-purple especially towards the tip. Filaments white at base, shading through red-purple to dark violet connectives; anthers violet. Fruit-heads persistent. Named after the registrant’s grand-daughter, Sofia Ylätalo.

Group:Early large-flowered group
Approximate height: infodot2.5 - 3.0 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotJun Jul Aug
Pruning:Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by:J Räsänen
Country of origin:Finland
Date raised: infodotr2005 n2009
Parentage: infodot 'Westerplatte'  x  'Moonlight'
Other name(s):None known
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 10-14cm
Tepals: Up to 11 (semi-double), 7-9 single; 6.5-7 long, 3-5cm wide , downy outside, broadly elliptic, overlapping, with slightly wavy margins, rounded at tip but with a distinct apiculus sometimes recurved

Database entry: 3836