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Clematis 'Sir Garnet Wolseley'

Large grey-blue or violet flowers flushed red which age to blue-mauve with a purple-red bar. Red-purple anthers on white filaments. Slight scent of violets. In 1912, William Robinson in his book 'The Virgin's Bower' lists this cultivar as "trusted to give lovely effects if culture and position be all [it] deserves."

Group:Early large-flowered group
Approximate height: infodot2.5 - 3.0 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotMay Jun Aug Sep
Aspect:Any aspect
Pruning:Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by:G Jackman & Son
Country of origin:United Kingdom
Date raised: infodoti1874
Parentage: infodotUnknown
Other name(s):None known
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 12-16 (-20)cm
Tepals: 6-8 (-10); obovate, gappy at base

Database entry: 418

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The Jackmans