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Clematis 'Azurit'

This name appears in Vilhelmina Riekstina's 1986 book, but with no explanation at all. We thought that the cultivar may have been lost but we have received details published by the Central Republic Botanic Garden in Kiev.

Medium sized, intense blue flowers with yellowish anthers. Apparently flowering is 'free and prolonged'.

Group:Late large-flowered group
Approximate height: infodot2.5 - 3.0 metres
Pruning:Hard prune (Group 3)
Raised by:M I Orlov
Country of origin:USSR/Russia
Date raised: infodotb1970 i1970
Parentage: infodotUnknown
Other name(s):None known
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 10cm
Tepals: 5-6; broad, rhombic, overlapping
Leaves: pinnate with 3 or 5 longish-ovate leaves

Database entry: 1791

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

M I Orlov