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Clematis 'Forever' (Early Large Flowered)

Medium to large, single or semi-double, pink flowers with darker central veins and an attractive silvery sheen. Yellow anthers. Originally called 'Mercury'. Not to be confused with a Fretwell Integrifolia Group cultivar of the same name; despite not looking like an integrifolia this cultivar has also been marketed as integrifolia 'Forever'.

Group:Early large-flowered group
Approximate height: infodot2.5 - 3.0 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotMay Jun | Jul Aug Sep
Aspect:Any aspect
USDA zones: infodot4 5 6 7 8 9
Pruning:Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by:Barry Fretwell
Country of origin:United Kingdom
Date raised: infodotrb2006 i2006
Parentage: infodotUnknown
Other name(s):'Mercury' (Fretwell);integrifolia 'Forever'
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 14-16cm
Tepals: 5-7; overlapping, apiculate

Database entry: 1838