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Clematis 'Werner's Polarlight'

Small, nodding, bell-shaped, violet flowers with greenish-white staminodes sometimes having violet tips. Fruit heads persistent. Originally released as fauriei 'Polarlight' but renamed so as not to be confused with the much older 'Polarlicht' which seems lost to cultivation; given that the fauriei parentage was uncertain this part of the name was dropped.

  
Group:Atragene group
Approximate height: infodot2.5 - 3.0 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotApr May (Aug)
Aspect:Any aspect
Pruning:No pruning (Group 1)
Raised by:Werner Stastny
Country of origin:Sweden
Date raised: infodotb1999 n2009 i2008
Parentage: infodot Chance seedling probably from fauriei
Other name(s):fauriei 'Polar Light'; fauriei 'Polarlight'; fauriei 'Werner's Polarlight'; 'Polarlight (Atragene Group)'
  
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 4-6cm
Tepals: 4; narrow with wide gaps between

Database entry: 3701