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Clematis 'Spooneri Rosea'

Small to medium deep pink flowers with yellow anthers. Bronze, downy foliage. Requires a sunny, sheltered position with free-draining soil.

The International Clematis Register and Checklist 2002 notes that "In 1917, Vilmorin crossed both C. x vedrariensis and C. montana var rubens with pollen of the then recently imported C. spooneri. Plants from both crosses were very similar to one another ... and were distributed and sold under the name C. spooneri rosea."

Group:Montana group
Approximate height: infodot7.0 or more metres
Flowering period(s): infodotMay Jun
Raised by:Vilmorin
Country of origin:France
Date raised: infodotr1917 f1919
Parentage: infodot spooneri x ( x vedrariensis & montana var rubens )
Other name(s):vedrariensis var rosea; x vedrariensis 'Rosea'; spooneri var rosea; spooneri 'Rosea'; montana 'Vedrariensis Rosea'; 'Vedrariensis Rosea'

Database entry: 2769