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'Lunnyi Svet'

Medium sized lavender-violet flowers with yellow-green anthers. The name 'Lunny Svet' means 'moonlight'. This was one of the first clematis hybrids to be introduced by the State Nikitsky Botanical Gardens in the Crimea.

Group: Late large-flowered group
Approximate height: 2.5 - 3.0 metres
Flowering period(s): Jul Aug Sep
Aspect: Any aspect
Pruning: Hard prune (Group 3)
Raised by: A N Volosenko-Valenis
Country of origin: USSR/Ukraine
Date raised: 1958
Parentage: 'Jackmanii' x free pollen
Other name(s): Mis-spellings: 'Lunnyi Svetj'; 'Lunnyj Svet'; 'Lunny Svet'; MOONLIGHT - not to be confused with ‘Moonlight’ of Fisk

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 8-12cm
Tepals: 4 (-6); rhombic, pointed, rather gappy

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A N Volosenko-Valenis