Clematis 'doctor ruppel', also called bos rank in Dutch, is a deciduous climbing plant with a strong upright growth. The leaves are composed of lanceolate medium green leaflets. This woodland vine flowers from May to June with large dark pink flowers with a pink - red center stripe and creamy - white stamens . Clematis 'dr.ruppel' likes a position sheltered from wind in partial shade or full sun and requires a neutral to calcareous, well-drained soil. This late-flowering clematis is good to very hardy, attracts butterflies and bees and is suitable for wall planting, trellis or pergola vegetation.