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Clematis 'Sputnik'

Medium to large flowers varying from light blue to grey-blue with a redder bar. Red anthers on white filaments. It shares its name, meaning 'Fellow Traveller', with the Russian satellite.

Group:Integrifolia group
Approximate height: infodot3.0 - 4.0 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotJul Aug Sep Oct
Aspect:Sun or semi-shade
Pruning:Hard prune (Group 3)
Raised by:M I Orlov
Country of origin:USSR/Ukraine
Date raised: infodoti1964
Parentage: infodot x durandii  x  'Gipsy Queen'
Other name(s):None known
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 10-12cm
Tepals: 4-6; broadly rhombic

Database entry: 424

People:  Click the name(s) for information about:

M I Orlov