Clematis Dr. Ruppell
* Dormant plants in 100mm pots.
The early flowers have deep pink-mauve tepals with pale-mauve margins and a beautiful, rich, cerise-pink bars. The later flowers are slightly smaller and lack the paler margin. The six to eight broad tepals taper to pointed tips via wavy, lightly crimped margins and the stamens have white filaments and coffee coloured anthers. It is suitable for growing in containers or planting in the garden.
- Pruning Group: 2
- Flowering Group: Early large flowered Clematis
- Flower Size: 12.5cm to 18.0cm
- Height: 2.6m to 3.3m
- History: Originally from Argentina, it was introduced to the UK in 1975 by Jim Fisk of Westleton.