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Clematis 'Erika'

Very large purple flowers with a reddish purple bar. Filaments flushed purple when young, becoming creamy; anthers yellow. Fruit-heads persistent. This form is named after the raiser's daughter.

Group:Late large-flowered group
Flowering period(s): infodotJun Jul Aug Sep
Pruning:Hard prune (Group 3)
Raised by:Lothar Sachs
Country of origin:Germany
Date raised: infodotr2005 n2011 i2013
Parentage: infodot 'Kathleen Wheeler' (s) x unknown
Other name(s):None known
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 20cm
Tepals: 6-8; overlapping/touching at base, long-pointed, margins markedly wavy
Leaves: simple

Database entry: 3799