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Clematis 'Candida'

Large pure white flowers with a lavender-blue cast at first opening, occasionally semi-double, with prominent creamy-yellow stamens.

Group:Early large-flowered group
Approximate height: infodot2.5 - 3.0 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotJun Jul Aug Sep
Aspect:Any aspect
Pruning:Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by:Victor Lemoine
Country of origin:France
Date raised: infodot1862
Parentage: infodotlanuginosa x patens
Other name(s):'Candida'; lanuginosa var candida; 'Lanuginosa Candida'; lanuginosa 'Candida'
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 18-21cm
Tepals: 6-8 (single form), deeply overlapping

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Database entry: 713