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Clematis 'Sanssouci'

Small, slightly scented, purplish pink flowers with white filaments and cream anthers.

The name means "carefree" in French, named after the summer palace built for Frederick the Great, King of Prussia, at Potsdam near Berlin. Cultivar similar to ‘Tetrarose’ but said to be more floriferous and easier to propagate.

  
Group:Montana group
Fragrant:Yes
Approximate height: infodot3.0 - 5.0 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotApr May
Aspect:Sunny
Pruning:No pruning (Group 1)
Raised by:Willem Straver
Country of origin:Germany
Date raised: infodotr2004 ni2012
Parentage: infodotWitheld
Other name(s):None known
  
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 5-7cm
Tepals: 4; less than 3.5cm long, 2.5cm wide, broadly elliptic, overlapping at base, margins slightly wavy, tip rounded and often slightly notched

Database entry: 3842