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Clematis 'Sir Trevor Lawrence'

Small, outward facing, bell-shaped flowers, reddish-purple with red stripe. Yellow anthers and cream stamens. One of a group of six varieties Jackman produced by crossing C. texensis with 'Star of India'. These varieties came to be known as the Wokingensis Hybrids, 'Sir Trevor Lawrence' (named after a former president of the R.H.S.) and 'Duchess of Albany' are thought to be the only two of these hybrids still in existence.

  
Group:Texensis group
Approximate height: infodot2.0 - 3.0 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotJul Aug Sep Oct
Aspect:Sun or semi-shade
Pruning:Hard prune (Group 3)
Raised by:Arthur George Jackrnan
Country of origin:United Kingdom
Date raised: infodotr1890 i1895
Parentage: infodot texensis (s) x 'Star of India' (Cripps - UK)
Other name(s):texensis 'Sir Trevor Lawrence'. Wrongly: texensis 'Sir Trevor Laurence'. Mis-spelling: 'Sir Trewor Lawrence'
  
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 5-8cm
Tepals: 4-6; 5-6cm long, tip recurved

Database entry: 531