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Clematis 'Optimist'

Large, single, blue-violet flowers with a light violet bar. The filaments are whitish, the anthers yellow.

Group:Late large-flowered group
Approximate height: infodot1.8 - 2.0 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotJul Aug Sep
Aspect:Any aspect
Pruning:Hard prune (Group 3)
Raised by:U & A Kivistik
Country of origin:Estonia
Date raised: infodotr1982 n1988
Parentage: infodot'Hagley Hybrid' x unknown
Other name(s):None known
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 14-18cm
Sepals: 6, 7-8cm long, elliptic, overlapping, pointed, margins wavy
Leaflets: irregularly toothed

Database entry: 1041

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Uno and Aili Kivistik