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Clematis 'Amethyst' (?????)

Large purple flowers with a paler bar. Butter-yellow anthers. This cultivar has been available in the UK for some time as 'Ameshisuto' but this turns out to be a mis-transcription of the Japanese name.

Group:Early large-flowered group
Approximate height: infodot2.0 - 2.5 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotMay Jun | Aug Sep
Aspect:Any aspect
Pruning:Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by:Kozo Sugimoto
Country of origin:Japan
Other name(s):'Amejisuto'. Formerly known as: 'Ameshisuto' (an unacceptable spelling).
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 10-20cm
Tepals: 8; elliptic, overlapping, blunt but apiculate

Database entry: 2226