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Clematis 'Maria Basescu'

Small, nodding or drooping, bell-shaped, violet-blue flowers. Staminodes white, sometimes tinged blue. Filaments yellow-white; anthers yellow. Named after the First Lady of Romania, married to President Traian Basescu.

Group:Atragene group
Flowering period(s): infodotApr May
Pruning:No pruning (Group 1)
Raised by:P Hoddinott
Country of origin:United Kingdom
Date raised: infodotr2006 ni2012
Parentage: infodotChance seedling; parentage unknown
Other name(s):None known
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 6-9cm
Tepals: 4; 6-8cm long, 3-5cm wide, downy, narrowly elliptic, gappy, with slightly wavy margins and acuminate or cuspidate tips

Database entry: 3841