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Clematis 'Lavender Twirl'

Small, drooping, broadly bell-shaped flowers: inside mainly creamy white in centre of sepal from base, feathering into lavender-blue margins and tips; outside first opening purplish blue, then swiftly becoming two-toned with lavender-blue bar (clearly bounded by midribs) and broad, white margins. Filaments greenish; anthers white. Grown from seed obtained in the British Clematis Society annual seed exchange.

Group:Viticella group
Approximate height: infodot2.5 - 3.0 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotJul Aug Sep
Aspect:Any aspect
Pruning:Hard prune (Group 3)
Raised by:Jack Gittoes
Country of origin:United Kingdom
Date raised: infodotr2004 fn2006 i2011
Parentage: infodotUnknown
Other name(s):None known
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 4-6cm
Tepals: 4-6; 3-4cm long, 2.5cm wide, broadly elliptic to rhomboidal, slightly overlapping or touching at base, margins wavy and finely cut, tip obtuse and slightly to strongly recurved

Database entry: 3848