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Clematis 'Kongo'

Large, dark red-purple flowers. Filaments pale purple; connectives dark purple-violet; anthers white. Seed-heads persistent. The name can mean "kimono", "brilliant diamond" or "adamantine" in Japanese. Attributed to Florida Group by the raiser which we treat as part of the larger "early large-flowered group".

Group:Early large-flowered group
Flowering period(s): infodotMay Jun Aug Sep
Pruning:Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by:Mariko Nakanishi
Country of origin:Japan
Date raised: infodotr2009 n2015
Parentage: infodot florida var florida 'Sieboldiana' [florida 'Sieboldii']   (s) x  'Allanah'
Other name(s):Alternative spellings: 'Kongo', 'Kongoo', 'Kongou'
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 13-15cm
Tepals: 6; broadly elliptic, overlapping half, margins smooth, tips rounded to cuspidate

Database entry: 4140