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Clematis japonica var obvallata

Small, red, bell-shaped flowers, the tepals of which recurve slightly at the tips exposing a greeny-cream reverse. Unusually, the flower has a pair of leaf-like bracts at the base; these are clearly visible in the second photograph.

Approximate height: infodot2.0 - 2.5 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotMay Jun
Aspect:Sun or semi-shade
USDA zones: infodot5 6 7 8 9
Pruning:Light prune (Group 2)
Country of origin:Japan
Parentage: infodotSpecies
Other name(s):obvallata; obvalata var obvalata
Further detail:  infodot
Tepals: 4, 2.5-3cm long

Database entry: 1119