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Clematis 'Abundance'

Viticella type. Reddish-pink semi-nodding flowers with deeply veined tepals giving a textured appearance; bar deep purple-red. Greenish-yellow anthers. A very free-flowering cultivar raised by Morel c.1900. It was probably obtained by William Robinson and given to Jackmans who named and introduced it in 1939.

Group:Viticella group
Approximate height: infodot2.5 - 4.0 (- 6.0) metres
Flowering period(s): infodotJul Aug Sep
Aspect:Any aspect
USDA zones: infodot3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Pruning:Hard prune (Group 3)
Raised by:Francisque Morel
Country of origin:France
Date raised: infodotrc1900 ni1939
Parentage: infodotviticella x unknown pollen
Other name(s):viticella 'Abundance'; viticella 'Purple Abundance'; 'Purple Abundance'
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: (4-) 5-7.5 (-9)cm
Tepals: 4-6, recurved tips and crimped edges

Database entry: 560