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Clematis 'Lilactime'

Large wistaria-blue semi-double flowers in May-June. Single flowers in September. Dark red anthers on white filaments. The inner tepals of the semi-double form may have a red-tinted margin. Introduced in 1992 to commemorate the centenary of the birth of Austrian born tenor, Richard Tauber who starred in the show 'Lilactime'.

Group:Early large-flowered group
Approximate height: infodot2.0 - 2.5 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotMay Jun Sep
Aspect:Sun or semi-shade
Pruning:Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by:Ken Pyne
Country of origin:United Kingdom
Date raised: infodotr1983 f1987 n1990 i1992
Parentage: infodot 'Alice Fisk'  x unknown
Other name(s):'Lilac Time'
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 15-20cm
Tepals: 6-8 (single); pointed,margin wavy

Database entry: 498