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Clematis 'Cassiopeia'

Large white flowers with scarlet anthers. The star-shaped flowers suggested an association with the Cassiopeia star constellation. A Magnus Johnson introduction raised in Sweden in 1952. Named when it first flowered in 1955.

Group:Early large-flowered group
Approximate height: infodot2.0 - 2.5 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotJun Jul Aug Sep
Aspect:Any aspect
Pruning:Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by:Magnus Johnson
Country of origin:Sweden
Date raised: infodotr1952 n1955
Parentage: infodotSeedling of 'Prins Hendrick'
Other name(s):None known
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 14-17cm
Tepals: 6, 3.4-4cm broad
Leaves: normally ternate, though some entire or lobed

Database entry: 856

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Magnus Johnson