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Clematis 'Christian Steven'

Large violet-blue flowers ageing to deep blue and with a redder bar. Anthers deep red-purple. Christian Steven was the founder and first director of the State Nikitsky Botanic Garden, Crimea. Professor Beskaravainaja named this cultivar in 1975 to commemorate the 200th anniversary of his birth.

Group:Late large-flowered group
Approximate height: infodot2.5 - 3.0 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotJul Aug Sep
Aspect:Any aspect
USDA zones: infodot3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Pruning:Hard prune (Group 3)
Raised by:M A Beskaravainaja
Country of origin:USSR/Ukraine
Date raised: infodotr1969 f1973 ni1975
Parentage: infodot 'Gipsy Queen'  x  'Lawsoniana'
Other name(s):'Khristian Steven'
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: (10-) 12-16cm
Tepals: (5-) 6, 5.5cm long, 7cm wide, broadly elliptic, pointed, overlapping, wavy margins
Leaves: usually pinnate

Database entry: 121

People:  Click the name(s) for information about:

M A Beskaravainaja