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Clematis 'Vancouver Fragrant Star'

Large or very large, vanilla-scented, white flowers, midrib faintly tinged yellowish green (particularly at tip and base), white downy beneath. Filaments white; connectives and anthers blue-purple. Seedheads persistent.

Group:Early large-flowered group
Approximate height: infodot2.0 - 2.5 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotJun Jul Sep
Aspect:Sun or semi-shade
USDA zones: infodot4 5 6 7 8
Pruning:Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by:F Wein Sr
Country of origin:Canada
Date raised: infodotr2001 n2004 i2009
Parentage: infodot 'Souvenir du Capitaine Thuilleaux'  (s) x  'Blue Ravine'
Other name(s):'Fragrant Star'; EYE OF THE STORM
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 16-20cm
Tepals: 8; elliptic, overlapping, tips blunt but with protruding apiculus

Database entry: 3743