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Clematis 'Velutina Purpurea'

Medium to large, velvety purple flowers. Described in The Clematis as a Garden Flower by Moore and Jackman (1872) as "Very rich, blackish mulberry purple". Greenish-yellow stamens. Awarded a First Class Certificate when shown at South Kensington, London, in 1866.

This relatively rare form was photographed in Paris.

Group:Late large-flowered group
Approximate height: infodot2.5 - 3.0 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotJul Aug Sep
Aspect:Sun or semi-shade
Pruning:Hard prune (Group 3)
Raised by:G Jackman & Son
Country of origin:United Kingdom
Date raised: infodotr1858 f1862 i1866
Parentage: infodot 'Atrorubens' (s) x lanuginosa
Other name(s):None known
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 10-16cm
Tepals: 4 (-6);

Database entry: 734

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The Jackmans