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botanical name:
Clematis 'Josephine'
Clematis 'Josephine' © Deeproot Plant Base
synonyms:  Clematis 'Evijohill'
family:  Ranunculaceae
characteristics: climber
height: 3.50m
width: 1.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: climber
leaf colour: green
flower colour: mauve
stem/bark: brown
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: alkaline
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
Large double creamy pink to mauve flowers, usually made up of 8 outer tepals and then further layers at the centre. Often has a distinctly greenish tinge, especially in part shade and early in the season. Flowers from early summer to early autumn. Neat trifoliate leaves.

Moist soil in full sun or part shade.
Prune lightly in late winter or early spring, removing any dead or damaged stems. Prune again after flowering. (group 2)

From cuttings.

Interesting cut flower, particularly for its greenish shades.

other notes:
Discovered as a seedling in Twickenham market by Josephine Hill in the1980's. Introduced by Guernsey Clematis Nursery, 1998. Covered by Plant Breeder's Rights.
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