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Large, pale pink flowers with a deeper bar. Filaments creamy yellow; connectives and anthers deep red. Named, with permission, after HRH the Countess of Wessex who selected the form from a range of new clematis presented to her.

Group: Early large-flowered group
Approximate height: 1.0 - 1.5 metres
Flowering period(s): May Jun | Aug Sep
Aspect: Shade
USDA zones: 4 5 6 7 8 9
Pruning: Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by: Raymond Evison
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Date raised: i2012
Parentage: withheld
Other name(s): COUNTESS OF WESSEX; 'Countess of Wessex'

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 14-17cm
Tepals: 6; broadly elliptic with somewhat cuneate base, overlapping half, margins regularly frilled, tips acute and sometimes slightly recurved

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Raymond J Evison