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Clematis 'Flepp'

Japanese large-flowered variety, tepals cream white. White filaments and brown pollen. The underside of the tepals has a beautiful purple-red colouring (see photo). At first opening the flower reveals its texensis parentage, but then goes on to open further into a flatter flower. The cultivar name means "red berry" in the language of a former occupant of Japan.

Flowering period(s): infodotJun Jul Aug Sep
Pruning:Hard prune (Group 3)
Raised by:Makoto Iijima
Country of origin:Japan
Date raised: infodot1989
Parentage: infodotflorida x texensis
Other name(s):None known
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 6-8 cm

Database entry: 1325