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Clematis 'Columbine' (Atragene Group)

Nodding, bell-shaped, pale lavender-blue, fading to grey-blue flowers. Creamy white or green staminodes.

Group:Atragene group
Approximate height: infodot2.0 - 4.0 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotMar Apr May
Aspect:Any aspect
Pruning:No pruning (Group 1)
Raised by:Ernest Markham
Country of origin:United Kingdom
Date raised: infodotrc1937 i1939
Parentage: infodot alpina  x ?  sibirica
Other name(s):alpina 'Columbine'. Wrongly: alpina var alpina 'Columbine'
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 3-8cm
Tepals: 4-5cm long, pointed

Database entry: 41