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Clematis 'Prins Hendrik' (Early Large-flowered Group)

Large or very large, strongly veined, bright mauve-blue flowers. Outside paler with yet paler bar. Purple or red anthers on white or greeny-white filaments. Named after the husband of Queen Wilhelmina of Holland.

Not to be confused with an integrifolia x viticella form of the same name now thought to be lost to cultivation.

  
Group:Early large-flowered group
Approximate height: infodot1.5 - 3.0 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotJun | Jul Aug Sep
Aspect:Sun or semi-shade
Pruning:Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by:P Goedt
Country of origin:Holland
Date raised: infodoti1908
Parentage: infodotUnknown
Other name(s):Wrongly: 'Prins Hendrick'; 'Prins Hendryk'; 'Prins Henry'; 'Prince Hendrik'; 'Prince Hendrick'; 'Prince Henry'; 'Pirinz Hendrick'; 'Princ Henryk'
  
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 15-22 (-25)cm
Tepals: 6 (-7); oblong-elliptic, long-pointed, margin crimped or wavy

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Database entry: 384