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Clematis texensis

Small urn- to egg-shaped flowers, much narrower towards the mouth. Scarlet-red to carmine-red outside, cream or yellowish inside (occasionally red); white filaments, pale yellow anthers.

Rarely offered in the UK, more often in the US where texensis (Tarpley River form), with a particularly long flower, is popular with enthusiasts.

Approximate height: infodot2.0 - 2.5 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotJul Aug Sep Oct
Pruning:Hard prune (Group 3)
Country of origin:USA (Texas)
Parentage: infodotSpecies
Other name(s):coccinea; coccinea var major; coccinea var parviflora; texensis var major; texensis var parviflora; viorna subsp coccinea; viorna subsp coccinea var parviflora; viorna var coccinea; viorna coccinea; texensis 'Major'; texensis 'Parviflora'
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: (1-) 1.5-2 (-3)cm
Tepals: 2-3 (-4)cm long, 0.6-1.2cm wide, narrowly ovate, thick, tip usually recurved

Database entry: 738