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'Vejins'

'Vejins' has a medium-sized lavender-blue flower with pale-yellow anthers. A seedling of 'Victoria' according to an article published by the International Clematis Society in 1999, but of 'Madame Julia Correvon' according to Riekstina (1990), it was introduced in 1985 by Janis Replens of Latvia. The name means 'breeze', or 'breath of wind'.

Group: Viticella group
Approximate height: 1.5 - 2.0 metres
Flowering period(s): Jul Aug Sep Oct
Aspect: Sun or semi-shade
Pruning: Hard prune (Group 3)
Raised by: Janis Ruplens
Country of origin: USSR/Latvia
Date raised: r1980 n1985
Parentage: 'Victoria' x pollen (ICS); 'Madame Julia Correvon x (Riekstina)
Other name(s): 'Veejinjsh'

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 9-9.5cm
Tepals: 4-6, 4.5cm long, 3-3.5cm wide, gappy, margin wavy
Leaves: ternate