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Clematis 'Percy Robinson'

Large pale lavender blue flowers with a pink tinge. Gold stamens. This Walter Pennell hybrid comes from seed probably sown in 1954 and was named in 1961 after manager of their Lincoln shop. The International Clematis Society Newsletter in 1984 noted that the cultivar is 'not now grown by Pennells and [is] probably lost from the trade'. It appears, though, in Guido Toovere's 1992 list of large flowered clematis available in Estonia.

  
Group:Late large-flowered group
Approximate height: infodot2.5 - 3.0 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotJun Jul Aug Sep
Aspect:Any aspect
Pruning:Hard prune (Group 3)
Raised by:Walter Pennell
Country of origin:United Kingdom
Date raised: infodotrc1954 n1961
Parentage: infodotUnknown
Other name(s):None known
  
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 15-18cm

Database entry: 872

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