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Leaf formation - Photo © 2009 Ton Hannink
Bell-shaped, nodding, very pale purple flowers with vivid violet veins. Green-yellow anthers and filaments. Fruit heads persistent. Unusually pale foliage. Named for Roelie van der Meulen a Dutch clematis enthusiast.
This clematis is not the same as the large-flowered hybrid raised by Brian Collingwood, tentatively named Roelie, illustrated in The Clematis 2007.
Viticella group Approximate height:
2.5 - 3.0 metres Flowering period(s):
Aug Sep Pruning:
Hard prune (Group 3) Raised by:
Ton Hannink Country of origin:
Holland Date raised:
r2006 n2010 Parentage:
Betty Corning x unknown
Flower diameter: 4-5cm
Tepals: 4-6; 1.5-2 cm long, 0.8-1cm wide, gappy, margins wavy and irregularly cut, tip recurved
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