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Clematis montana 'Alexander'

White flowers (quite large for a montana) with creamy white anthers and a very sweet scent. This variety can take a few years to start flowering well, planting in a sunny position will keep the waiting to a minimum and also ensure maximum scent. Collected from N. India by Colonel R.D. Alexander and introduced by Jim Fisk in 1961.

Approximate height: infodot7.0 - 10.0 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotMay Jun
USDA zones: infodot7 8 9
Pruning:No pruning (Group 1)
Country of origin:India
Parentage: infodotSelected natural form of montana
Other name(s):'Alexander'
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 6cm
Tepals: 4

Database entry: 298

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Jim Fisk