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Clematis 'Tuhkimo'

Medium to large, pinkish-white flowers. Flower margins suffused slightly greyish red on opening but blade ageing; bar remains slightly creamy with veins very faintly red-tinged; outside remains slightly reddish with pale yellow bar and grey down. Filaments white; connectives and anthers pale red. Fruit-heads persistent. 'Tuhkimo' means "Cinderella" in Finnish.

  
Group:Early large-flowered group
Approximate height: infodot1.5 - 2.0 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotJun Jul
USDA zones: infodot6 7 8 9
Pruning:Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by:J Räsänen
Country of origin:Finland
Date raised: infodotr2006 n2013
Parentage: infodot 'Miss Bateman'  (s) x  'Moonlight'
Other name(s):None known
  
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 11-17cm
Tepals: 8; 5-8cm long, 2-2.5cm wide, broadly elliptic, overlapping in basal half but slightly gappy at base, tip long-pointed (acuminate to cuspidate)

Database entry: 3950