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Clematis patens 'Kanasashi'

Medium sized, semi-double, flowers, outside with a red-purple midrib; inside white or pinkish white, often with distinct, pale pink bar where midrib shows through (particularly on outer sepals). Filaments white or pale pink; connectives maroon; anthers white. A form, apparently of wild patens, native to Kanasashi Japan Shizuoka Prefecture. Its natural habitat has now been lost to development.

Group:Early large-flowered group
Pruning:Light prune (Group 2)
Country of origin:Japan
Parentage: infodotA selection, apparently of wild patens
Other name(s):None known
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 10cm
Tepals 20+; broadly elliptic, overlapping, often with a blunt, somewhat frilly, retuse, emarginate apex

Database entry: 4010