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Clematis 'Lady Bird Johnson'

Small, textured, deep purple-red flowers with a crimson bar. The edges of the tepals become more purple with age. Cream or pale yellow anthers. Named for the wife of US President Lyndon B Johnson who did much work towards the conservation of wild plants in Texas.

Group:Texensis group
Approximate height: infodot2.0 - 2.5 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotJul Aug Sep Oct
Aspect:Sun or semi-shade
Pruning:Hard prune (Group 3)
Raised by:Barry Fretwell
Country of origin:United Kingdom
Date raised: infodot1984
Parentage: infodot 'Bees' Jubilee'  x  texensis
Other name(s):texensis 'Ladybird Johnson'; texensis 'Lady Bird Johnson'; 'Lady Bird Johnson'
Further detail:  infodot
Tepals: 4; c.4cm long, recurved towards tip

Database entry: 528