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Clematis 'Spring Velvet'

Small to medium sized, semi-double, broadly bell-shaped, dark purple flowers with midribs which fade with age. Fruit heads persistent.

Group:Atragene group
Flowering period(s): infodotApr May
Pruning:No pruning (Group 1)
Raised by:John Richards
Country of origin:United Kingdom
Date raised: infodotn2012 i2015
Parentage: infodotUnknown
Other name(s):None known
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 8cm
Tepals: 4; 5cm long, 2.5cm wide, elliptic, touching at base, margins slightly recurving, tips long-pointed and slightly twisted. Staminodes 5-12, spatulate, less than half the length of sepals, pale violet.

Database entry: 3943