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Clematis 'Ryusei'

Medium-sized, slightly scented flowers, inside very pale purplish blue with greyish violet/dark purple speckles and veining (especially towards tip), outside light violet and with prominent midribs. Filaments white at base, shading to pale violet towards top; connectives violet-black; anthers white. The name means "meteor" or "meteor shower" in Japanese.

Group:Late large-flowered group
Pruning:Hard prune (Group 3)
Raised by:T Oikawa
Country of origin:Japan
Date raised: infodotb2012 ic2015
Parentage: infodot Sport from  VICTOR HUGO'Evipo007'
Other name(s):None known
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 10-11cm
Tepals: 4-6; 5cm long × 2.3cm wide, obovate, gappy, with wavy margins and a long-pointed, twisted tip

Database entry: 4017