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x diversifolia 'Benedikt'

Small, bell-shaped, nodding, purple flowers; inside the flowers are a pinker purple. The tepals have broad white or very pale pink margins. Filaments and anthers yellow. Named after the raiser's son. Clematis International 2008 notes this as a member of the diversifolia group; this is a subset of the integrifolia group that we have placed it in.

Group: Integrifolia group
Approximate height: 1.5 - 2.0 metres
Flowering period(s): Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct
Pruning: Hard prune (Group 3)
Raised by: Manfred Herian
Country of origin: Germany
Date raised: b2004 n2007 i2008
Parentage: Sport of x diversifolia Blue Boy
Other name(s): 'Benedikt'

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 5cm
Tepals: 4; 5cm long, 2cm wide, wavy and irregularly cut, long-pointed with recurved tips, gappy