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Clematis 'Chrissie Wright'

Medium sized, flattish flowers, very pale pink inside, outside with bar suffused dark purplish pink (like ‘Tetrarose’) on 3 or 4 of the tepals. Filaments and anthers opening yellow, maturing to cream. A seedling found beneath the presumed parent (‘Tetrarose’) but with flowers twice its size and beautifully scented.

The upper photograph shows two flowers of 'Chrissie Wright' flanking a flower of the presumed parent 'Tetrarose'.

  
Group:Montana group
Fragrant:Yes
Approximate height: infodot2.5 - 3.0 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotMay Jun
Pruning:No pruning (Group 1)
Raised by:F Blackwood
Date raised: infodotrc2007 n2012
Parentage: infodot montana var rubens 'Tetrarose'  (s) x unknown
Other name(s):None known
  
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 8-10cm
Tepals: 4; 5cm long, 5cm wide, almost circular, overlapping or slightly gappy, margins ruffled and somewhat notched, tips truncate and sometimes emarginate (having a notched margin)

Database entry: 3867