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CLIMADOR 'Königskind'

Pale violet flowers with deep violet, almost black, anthers. Very free-flowering. Ideal for containers due to its compact habit. A seedling of 'The President' raised in Germany at the nursery of Friedrich Manfred, Westphal in 1982. (Magnus Johnson in Slaktet Klematis has 1989 - RG). 'Königskind' means child of a king. In late 2003, UK nurseries started selling this form under the name 'Blue Blood'.

Group: Early large-flowered group
Approximate height: 1.5 - 2.0 metres
Flowering period(s): May Jun Sep
Aspect: Any aspect
USDA zones: 4 5 6 7 8 9
Pruning: Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by: Friedrich Manfred
Country of origin: Germany
Date raised: 1982
Parentage: Seedling of 'The President'
Other name(s): 'Blue Blood'; KOENIGSSOHN; Wrongly: 'Köenigssohn'

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