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Clematis angustifolia 'Zagadka'

Medium-sized, single, bright blue flowers borne in clusters. The sepals are whitish towards the base and have a lighter bar. 'Zagadka' has white filaments and yellow anthers. Named by Professor M A Beskaravainaya, this was the first cultivar to be bred in the former Soviet Union using a chemical to produce new plants. The name means 'Enigma'.

Group:Flammula group
Approximate height: infodot1.0 - 1.5 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotJun Jul Aug Sep
Aspect:Any aspect
Pruning:Hard prune (Group 3)
Raised by:N G Chemarin
Country of origin:USSR/Ukraine
Date raised: infodotr1967 f1972 n1974
Parentage: infodotSeed of angustifolia Jacq. pretreated with ethylenimine
Other name(s):ENIGMA
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 6.5-8.5cm
Sepals: (4-)5-6, 3-3.5cm long, up to 1.3cm wide, oblong-elliptic, blunt, gappy, hairy on the outer surface
Leaves: pinnate
Leaflets: 5(-7)

Database entry: 1071