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Clematis 'Lilacina Floribunda' (1890)

Pale violet to rich purple flowers with red anthers, tinged violet on bar and margin. Free flowering on old and new growth. Suitable for climbing through small trees and shrubs. The International Clematis Register and Checklist 2002 notes that "the view that this cv is synonymous with 'Guiding Star' (Late large-flowered group) is widely accepted, but the parentages are different".

  
Group:Early large-flowered group
Approximate height: infodot2.5 - 4.0 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotJun Jul Aug Sep
Aspect:Any aspect
Pruning:Hard prune (Group 3)
Country of origin:Holland
Date raised: infodotb1890
Parentage: infodotlanuginosa x patens
Other name(s):'Guiding Star' (incorrectly - see above)
  
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 10-15 (-20)cm
Tepals: elliptic, long-pointed, gappy
Leaves: ternate

Database entry: 687