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Clematis 'Pallida' (Fortune)

Very large, very pale blue flowers. According to the International Clematis Register and Checklist 2002 it was found in a garden in Japan and introduced into Europe by Robert Fortune in 1850. It is very similar to lanuginosa itself and may be synonymous.

  
Group:Late large-flowered group
Country of origin:Japan
Date raised: infodoti1856
Parentage: infodotUnknown
Other name(s):lanuginosa var pallida; lanuginosa 'Pallida'; 'Lanuginosa Pallida'; lanuginosa ? - see above
  
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 26cm
Tepals: 6-7; broadly elliptic, pointed

Database entry: 2561