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Clematis 'Barry'

Small, bell-shaped, plum-purple flowers. The staminodes are whitish with a purple tint. New growth reddish brown to shiny black, ageing to brownish black. Named for two Barrys: Mary Toomey's husband and that of her friend Jane Sterndale-Bennett.

Group:Atragene group
Approximate height: infodot2.0 - 2.5 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotApr May Jun
Pruning:No pruning (Group 1)
Raised by:Mary Toomey
Country of origin:Republic of Ireland
Date raised: infodots1998 f1999 ni2006
Parentage: infodot Unknown (possibly a seedling from 'Red Beetroot Beauty' )
Other name(s):None known
Further detail:  infodot
Tepals: 4; 3.5cm long, 1.5cm wide, elliptic, long-pointed, recurved tip

Database entry: 3356