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Clematis 'Gräfin Cosel'

Large, vivid purple flowers with a pink-red bar. Filaments and anthers creamy; connectives yellow. Fruit-heads persistent. Named after Countess Anna Constantia von Cosel (1680-1765), the principal mistress of the Saxon king August der Starke (Augustus the Strong).

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: 18cm
Tepals: 6; touching, wavy-margined, long-pointed
Leaves: simple

Database entry: 3800