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Clematis 'Belle Nantaise'

Very large pale lavender-blue flowers with a whitish central bar and white or creamy stamens. As early as 1912, William Robinson in his book 'The Virgin's Bower' lists this cultivar as "trusted to give lovely effects if culture and position be all [it] deserves."

Group:Early large-flowered group
Approximate height: infodot3.0 - 4.0 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotMay Jun Aug Sep
Aspect:Any aspect
USDA zones: infodot4 5 6 7 8 9
Pruning:Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by:A Boisselot
Country of origin:France
Date raised: infodoti1887
Parentage: infodotUnknown
Other name(s):Mis-spelling: 'Bella Nantoise'
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 18-20(-25)cm
Tepals: 6-7; elliptic, pointed, wavy edges

Database entry: 83