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Clematis 'Prairie River' (Zubrowski)

Violet-blue flowers shading to paler blue at the base of each tepal. Named for the town in Saskatchewan, Canada where it was raised. Stanley Zubrowski says that his "original was given to John Fopma of Holland [and I] assume he distributed it to others in Europe". (Letter Feb 2003)

Group:Atragene group
Approximate height: infodot2.5 - 3.0 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotApr May
Aspect:Any aspect
USDA zones: infodot1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Pruning:No pruning (Group 1)
Raised by:Stanley Zubrowski
Country of origin:Canada
Date raised: infodotb1991
Parentage: infodotalpina cultivar x unknown
Other name(s):alpina 'Prairie River'
Further detail:  infodot
Tepals: 4; 5-6cm long, blunt
Leaves: ternate

Database entry: 53