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Clematis 'Pink Whiskers'

Small to medium sized, strongly scented, flowers: deep pink above on first opening, maturing to mid-pink, slightly paler pink beneath. Stamens 2 cm long; filaments white; anthers pale yellow. Fruit-heads persistent.

So named because its stamens look like long whiskers. Flowers reminiscent of montana var. wilsonii.

  
Group:Montana group
Fragrant:Yes
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: infodotChance seedling; parentage unknown
Other name(s):None known
  
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 8cm
Tepals: 3.5cm long, 2cm wide, broadly elliptic, gappy, with slightly wavy margins, tips blunt, retuse (having the apex rounded or obtuse with a slight notch) and strongly recurved

Database entry: 3871