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Clematis 'Lord Peter'

Medium to large pale blue flowers with a whitish bar and purple anthers. The name, according to Magnus Johnson, is a combination of a grandson Peter's name and that of Lord Peter Wimsey, hero of the Dorothy Sayers novels.

Group:Early large-flowered group
Approximate height: infodot1.5 - 2.0 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: infodot1974
Parentage: infodotSeedling of C patens
Other name(s):None known
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 10-14cm
Tepals: 8; 5-6cm long, 2cm wide, elliptic, pointed, wavy margins
Leaves: narrow ovate to lanceolate, 7-8cm long, 2.5-3cm broad, wavy margins

Database entry: 868

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Magnus Johnson