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'Docteur Le BĂȘle'

Medium to large deep red flowers with cream stamens. Named after French clematis enthusiast, Dr. Jules le BĂȘle. There is a strong feeling amongst some clematis growers in the UK that C. 'Jenny Caddick' is this same cultivar "rediscovered". This cultivar appears in Spingarn's 1935 lists.

Group: Late large-flowered group
Approximate height: 2.5 - 3.0 metres
Flowering period(s): Jul Aug Sep
Aspect: Sun or semi-shade
Pruning: Hard prune (Group 3)
Raised by: Traves
Date raised: b1935
Parentage: Unknown
Other name(s): 'Dr Lebel'; 'Docteur Lebel'; 'Doctor Label'; ?'Jenny Caddick'

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 10-12cm