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Clematis 'Pink Giant'

Small to medium sized, strongly scented, flowers: deep pink above, paler pink and white-downy beneath. Filaments white; anthers pale yellow. Fruit-heads persistent.

Group:Montana group
Approximate height: infodot2.0 - 2.5 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotApr May
Pruning:No pruning (Group 1)
Raised by:R Mitchell
Country of origin:New Zealand
Date raised: infodotn2011
Parentage: infodot Chance seedling; parentage unknown (but probably involving 'Giant Star' )
Other name(s):None known
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 8.5cm
Tepals: 4; 4.5cm long, 3cm wide, broadly elliptic, gappy, with margins in upper half (including tips) markedly and irregularly wavy, almost crenulate, tips retuse, tips and margins somewhat incurved to give sepals concave or scooped appearance

Database entry: 3870