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Clematis 'Guanju'

Medium to large, flat or flattish flowers, deep purple-red over a pinkish-white ground, colour more intense towards the margins and apex; outside has three prominent deep purple-red midribs. Filaments white; connectives light greenish yellow; anthers light greenish yellow.

Guanju, is the title of the first poem in "The Book of Songs".

Group:Early large-flowered group
Approximate height: infodot1.0 - 1.5 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotApr May
Pruning:Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by:L F Li, S A Wang, Y Li , P Wang
Country of origin:China
Date raised: infodotr2015 n2021
Parentage: infodot 'Betty Risdon'  (s) x unknown
Other name(s):None known
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 9-15 cm
Tepals: 8; elliptic to obovate, touching at base, base cuneate, rounded at tip but with a distinct apiculus

Database entry: 4375