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Clematis 'Lord Nevill'

Dark violet-blue flowers with a purple bar and veins often semi-double in the early summer. Purple or red anthers on white filaments. The variety received the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit in 1993. The International Clematis Register and Checklist 2002 notes that under some circumstances the flowers may be a reddish-plum colour.

Group:Early large-flowered group
Approximate height: infodot2.5 - 3.0 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotMay Jun Sep
Aspect:Any aspect
Pruning:Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by:Cripps & Son
Country of origin:United Kingdom
Date raised: infodotb1875 i1878
Parentage: infodotC. patens x 'Standishii'
Other name(s):'Lord Neville'; 'Viscount Nevill'
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 12-18cm
Tepals: (6-) 8; 7-9cm long, 4.5-5.5cm wide, elliptic, overlapping, apiculate, wavy margins

Database entry: 501

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Thomas Cripps