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Clematis 'Kermesina'

Deep wine red flowers with a small white spot at the base of each tepal and deep reddish-purple anthers. Confusingly, this has sometimes been sold as viticella 'Rubra' which is a much older form than this introduction from Lemoine et fils.

Group:Viticella group
Approximate height: infodot3.0 - 4.0 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotJul Aug Sep
Aspect:Any aspect
Pruning:Hard prune (Group 3)
Raised by:Lemoine et Fils
Country of origin:France
Date raised: infodot1883
Other name(s):viticella 'Kermesina'; viticella kermesinus Wrongly: viticella rubra; viticella 'Rubra'; 'Rubra' (see note above); 'Karmesina'
Further detail:  infodot

Database entry: 572