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Clematis 'Nocturne'

Medium sized pinkish-red flowers with light greenish-pink stripes and creamy-white anthers. The flowers tinge blue-purple as they age. First flowers bloom abundantly on the nodes of old vines, and second flowers on the tops and the nodes of newly grown vines after light or medium pruning. The second crop of flowers is smaller and less abundant than the first. Creamy-white anthers on white filaments. Fruit heads persistent.

Group:Early large-flowered group
Approximate height: infodot1.5 - 2.0 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotMay | Jul Aug
Pruning:Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by:F Miyata & K Miyazaki
Country of origin:Japan
Date raised: infodotr1989 ni2009
Parentage: infodot 'Tateshina'  x  PINK CHAMPAGNE 'Kakio'
Other name(s):None known
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 8-12cm (first flowering), 5-7cm (second)
Tepals: 8 (first flowering), 6 (second); 4cm long, 3cm wide, broadly elliptic, rounded, overlapping, pale cuspidate tip
Leaves: ternate

Database entry: 1538