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Clematis 'Celebration'

Large white or bluish-white double or semi-double flowers in June. Single flowers on new growth later. Anthers white with brown or red-violet connectives.The flowers are bluer than those of 'Jackmanii Alba' and the leaves are golden yellow; sometimes leaflets have a red margin.

Caddick's nursery in the UK also named a cultivar 'Celebration'. When this (Godfrey's) form was given European PBR in 2001, the Caddick's form was renamed 'Pink Celebration'.

Group:Early large-flowered group
Approximate height: infodot3.0 - 4.0 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotJun Jul Aug Sep
Aspect:Any aspect
Pruning:Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by:F S Godfrey
Country of origin:United Kingdom
Date raised: infodotb2001
Parentage: infodotSport of 'Jackmanii alba'
Other name(s):SUSSGOLD. Wrongly: jackmannii alba 'Sussgold'
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 15cm
Tepals (single form): 4-6; 7cm long x 3cm wide, elliptic, long-pointed

Database entry: 3252