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Clematis 'Keqing'

Medium, flat or flattish flowers, Purple-blue with a brilliant purple bar. Filaments white; connectives and anthers dark purple-red.

Keqing, was one of the twelve beauties of Jinling in "A Dream of Red Mansions".

Group:Early large-flowered group
Approximate height: infodot1.0 - 1.5 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotApr
Pruning:Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by:L F Li, S A Wang, Y Li , P Wang
Country of origin:China
Date raised: infodotr2015 n2021
Parentage: infodot 'Diamond Ball'  (s) x unknown
Other name(s):None known
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 7-8 cm
Tepals: 8-9; elliptic to broadly elliptic, overlapping, wavy-margined, rounded at tip but with a small apiculus, tip slightly recurved, outside of sepals with downy hairs

Database entry: 4376