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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.

Group: 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
Other name(s): None known

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 4-5cm
Tepals: 4-6; 1.5-2 cm long, 0.8-1cm wide, gappy, margins wavy and irregularly cut, tip recurved

People:  Click the name(s) for information about:

Ton Hannink