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Clematis recta

Masses of small, pure white, sweetly scented flowers with pale yellow anthers. Introduced to the UK from mainland Europe in 1597.

Approximate height: infodot1.5 - 2.0 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotJun Jul Aug
Aspect:Sun or semi-shade
USDA zones: infodot3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Pruning:Hard prune (Group 3)
Country of origin:C&S Europe, C&W Russia
Parentage: infodotSpecies
Other name(s):recta 'Alba'; erecta; lathyrifolia; recta subsp lathyrifolia; maritima
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 1.8-3.3cm
Tepals: 4 (-6); 0.8-2cm long, 0.2-0.7cm wide, linear to obovate

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Database entry: 28