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Clematis 'Aleksandrit' ['Alexsandrit']

Aleksandrit has large, red flowers which bleach slightly in the sun. Yellow stamens. Introduced by M A Beskaravainaja at the Nikitsky State Botanic Garden in Yalta, Crimea 1967. Alexsandrit is a semi-precious stone and the name also commemorates the Russian clematarian Alexander Volosenko-Valenis.

Group:Early large-flowered group
Approximate height: infodot2.5 - 3.0 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotMay Jun Aug Sep
Pruning:Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by:M A Beskaravainaja
Country of origin:USSR/Ukraine
Date raised: infodot1967
Parentage: infodot'Ville de Lyon' x C. lanuginosa 'Candida'
Other name(s):'Alexsandrit'

Database entry: 638

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M A Beskaravainaja