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Clematis 'Maroon One'

Medium to large, cup-shaped flowers becoming flat or flattish after a week or so. Opening light yellow-green, darkens through moderate purple-pink to a strong purple red with a purple bar and darkening yet further as the flower opens fully. Filaments pale yellow-green at base; connectives light purple; anthers dark purple. Seed heads persistent.

Group:Early large-flowered group
Approximate height: infodot1.0 or less metres
Flowering period(s): infodotApr May
USDA zones: infodot4 5 6 7 8 9
Pruning:Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by:T Sano
Country of origin:Japan
Date raised: infodotr2010 n2021
Parentage: infodot 'Hayate'  (s) x  'Benikomachi'
Other name(s):None known
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 8-14 cm
Tepals: 6-8; 4-7 cm long x 2-3 cm wide, narrowly to broadly elliptic (prior to sepal drop), overlapping, touching at base but with gaps between just prior to sepal drop, with slightly wavy margins, tip acute and long-pointed becoming more rounded by the end of the ‘half-open state’, tip slightly recurved

Database entry: 4378