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Clematis 'Propertius'

Macropetala type. Strongly scented, large mauve-pink flowers. Outer tepals edged in white. Inner tepals paler pink. Will thrive in any position but scent will be stronger if grown in the sun. One of a series of twenty hybrids of C. koreana var. fragrans raised by Magnus Johnson of Sweden in 1979 and named after Roman authors. In this case the pollen-parent was 'Rosy O'Grady'. Named after the poet Sextus Propertius.

  
Group:Atragene group
Fragrant:Yes
Approximate height: infodot2.0 - 2.5 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotApr May
Aspect:Sunny
Pruning:No pruning (Group 1)
Raised by:Magnus Johnson
Country of origin:Sweden
Date raised: infodot1979
Parentage: infodotC. koreana var fragrans x 'Rosy O'Grady'
Other name(s):macropetala 'Propertius'
  

Database entry: 263

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Magnus Johnson