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Clematis 'Lady Northcliffe'

Medium or large flowers, at first royal blue or Wedgwood-blue to deep blue-violet, fading to mid lavender-blue. Filaments white to cream, pale green at top, later tinged violet at base; white to pale greenish-yellow anthers, often with black tip. 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: infodot1.5 - 3.0 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotJun Jul Aug Sep
Aspect:Sun or semi-shade
Pruning:Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by:G Jackman & Son
Country of origin:United Kingdom
Date raised: infodoti1906
Parentage: infodot 'Beauty of Worcester' (s) x 'Otto Fröbel'
Other name(s):None known
  
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 10-15 (-20)cm
Tepals: (5-) 6 (-8); 7cm long, 4.5cm wide, broadly elliptic, overlapping, never flat, blunt, apiculate, margin wavy

Database entry: 489

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