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Clematis 'Ascotiensis'

Large, deep blue flowers which age to mid-blue with darker veins. Beige anthers. The variety has received the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.

Group:Late large-flowered group
Approximate height: infodot3.0 - 4.0 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotJul Aug Sep
Aspect:Any aspect
USDA zones: infodot4 5 6 7 8 9
Pruning:Hard prune (Group 3)
Raised by:John Standish
Country of origin:United Kingdom
Date raised: infodotr1871 i1874
Parentage: infodotUnknown
Other name(s):ascotiensis; 'Wyevale Blue'. Possibly: alpina ascotiensis a name published without description in 1890
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 10-20cm
Tepals: 4-6, 6-7.5cm long, 3-4cm wide, pointed
Leaves: usually ternate

Database entry: 74