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Clematis 'The First Lady'

Very large silvery lavender-blue flowers. Prominent reddish-purple anthers. Introduced into the U.K. in 1992.

Group:Early large-flowered group
Approximate height: infodot2.0 - 2.5 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotMay Jun Sep
Aspect:Any aspect
Pruning:Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by:Arthur H Steffen Jr
Country of origin:USA
Date raised: infodotrc1978 i1989
Parentage: infodotUnknown
Other name(s):None known
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 15-20cm
Tepals: 6-8; oblong-elliptic, overlapping, margin frilly

Database entry: 533