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Clematis 'The Queen'

Large, pale lavender flowers with brown-purple anthers. According to Johnson, the flowers are fragrant with a "sharp scent of cowslip". This cultivar is mentioned by Markham (1935) and Whitehead (1959) but now appears to be lost from cultivation - please contact us if you know otherwise.

  
Group:Early large-flowered group
Fragrant:Yes
Flowering period(s): infodotJun Jul Aug Sep
Pruning:Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by:G Jackman & Son
Country of origin:United Kingdom
Date raised: infodotc1871
Parentage: infodotC patens x 'Jackmani'
Other name(s):None known
  
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 16cm
Tepals: 8, braod elliptic, deeply overlapping

Database entry: 1157

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The Jackmans