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Clematis 'Red Beetroot Beauty'

Alpina type. Beetroot coloured flowers (hence the name, although the form was originally called 'Betina'). White staminodes, sometimes pale red-purple. Pale yellow anthers.

Group:Atragene group
Approximate height: infodot3.0 - 4.0 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotApr May (Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct)
Aspect:Any aspect
Pruning:No pruning (Group 1)
Raised by:Magnus Johnson
Country of origin:Sweden
Date raised: infodot1980
Parentage: infodotfauriei x sibirica
Other name(s):'Betina'; alpina 'Betina'; barbellata 'Betina'; alpina 'Bettina'
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 6-8cm
Tepals: 4; opposite tepals 3.2cm long, 2cm wide, other pair 3.5x1.6cm, ovate, 9-11 nerved
Leaves: ternate

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Database entry: 14

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Magnus Johnson