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Clematis 'Empress of India'

Large, sometimes very large, violet purple, mauve red or creamy red flowers with a darker purple or red bar. Cream-yellow or beige anthers on whitish filaments. This form was unavailable for many years but was re-introduced from the USA in the 1980s by Raymond Evison.

Group:Early large-flowered group
Approximate height: infodot2.5 - 4.0 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotMay Jun Jul Aug Sep
Aspect:Any aspect
Pruning:Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by:G Jackman & Son
Country of origin:United Kingdom
Date raised: infodotib1914
Parentage: infodot'Fairy Queen' x 'Ville de Lyon'
Other name(s):None known
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 15-18 (-25)cm
Tepals: 6

Database entry: 160

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

The Jackmans
Raymond J Evison