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Clematis Mary Rose     viticella 'Flore Pleno'

Dull purple or grey-purple double flowers. This cultivar is believed to be very old, known as C. peregrina purpurea flore pleno in 1623 and the 'double purple virgin's bower' when descrlbed in 1629. Reintroduced and renamed in 1981 by Barry Fretwell after one of Henry VIII's warships which sunk in 1545 and was eventually raised again in 1982.

Group:Viticella group
Approximate height: infodot2.0 - 4.0 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotJun Jul Aug Sep
Aspect:Any aspect
Pruning:Hard prune (Group 3)
Country of origin:United Kingdom
Other name(s):'Mary Rose'; viticella 'Mary Rose'; viticella flore pleno; viticella 'Pulchella'?(see Magnus Johnson's Slaktet Klematis) viticella var multiplex; viticella 'Multiplex'; 'Multiplex';viticella 'Plena'; 'Plena' etc
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 2-6cm

Database entry: 576