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Clematis 'Ribble Red'

Small, urn shaped pinkish red flowers with whitish margins towards tip accentuated by dense white down, and inside of flower filled with dense yellow down. Filaments cream; anthers yellow. Fruit-heads persistent.

The Ribble is a Lancashire river which flows near where both the selector lives. The original stock was raised from seed received via the British Clematis Society seed exchange.

Group:Viorna group
Approximate height: infodot2.5 - 3.0 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotJul Aug Sep Oct
Pruning:Hard prune (Group 3)
Raised by:H Grounds
Country of origin:United Kingdom
Date raised: infodotr2009 n2012
Parentage: infodot 'Everett'  open-pollinated
Other name(s):None known
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 2-2.5cm
Tepals: 4; 3-4cm long, 1-1.5cm wide, ovate, thick and fleshy, fused at base, touching above point at which they split, long-pointed with tips recurved

Database entry: 3873