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Clematis EXCITING 'Zoexci'

Small, flat purple flowers. Filaments cream; anthers yellowish. Notable glossy red-purple buds. The raisers classify this cultivar as a member of the Patens Group which the International Clematis Register and Checklist includes within the 'Early large-flowered group', but the flower size suggests Small-flowered Division. Awarded bronze medal at Plantarium 2012.

Group:Early large-flowered group
Approximate height: infodot1.0 - 1.5 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotJun Jul Aug Sep
USDA zones: infodot6 7 8 9
Pruning:Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by:J van Zoest BV
Country of origin:Holland
Date raised: infodotr2004 ni2011
Parentage: infodotwithheld
Other name(s):None known
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 3-5cm
Tepals: (4-5-)6; 4cm long, 2cm wide, broadly elliptic, overlapping, touching, blunt – but with margins tending to be strongly inrolled, giving flower a somewhat star-shaped appearance

Database entry: 3809