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Clematis 'Polonia Restituta'

Large, flat or flattish velvety, maroon flowers with a reddish bar. Filaments pale purple, anthers yellow. Seed heads persistent.

The Order of Polonia Restituta (in English it translates to Order of the Rebirth of Poland) is a Polish State Order which was established on 4th February 1921. It is awarded for outstanding achievements in the fields of education, science, sport, culture, art, economics, national defence, social work, civil service, or for furthering good relations between countries.

Group:Early large-flowered group
Approximate height: infodot1.5 - 2.0 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotJun Jul (Aug)
USDA zones: infodot4 5 6 7 8 9
Pruning:Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by:S Marczynski
Country of origin:Poland
Date raised: infodotr2013 n2021 i2022
Parentage: infodot 'Westerplatte'  (s) x  'Beautiful Bride'
Other name(s):None known
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 14-16 cm
Tepals: 4-6; 7-9 cm long x 3.5-4 cm wide, elliptic, slightly overlapping at base to having gaps between sepals, with slightly wavy margins, long-pointed acute tip with apiculus, sepal margins rolled inwards when young revealing pale purplish grey colour

Database entry: 4383

People:  Click the name(s) for information about:

Szczepan Marczynski