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Clematis 'Benedictus'

Large flowered pale lilac cultivar with purple anthers. The blooms change to white with age. Named by the breeder after his son-in-law, Bengt (Benedictus is the Latin form of the name).

Group:Early large-flowered group
Approximate height: infodot1.5 - 2.0 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotJun Jul Aug Sep
Aspect:Any aspect
USDA zones: infodot4 5 6 7 8 9
Pruning:Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by:Magnus Johnson
Country of origin:Sweden
Date raised: infodotr1956 n1980
Parentage: infodotSeedling of 'Nelly Moser'
Other name(s):None known
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 14-16(-20)cm
Tepals: 6(-7), 7-8cm long, 3.5-4cm wide, wavy margins

Database entry: 940

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Magnus Johnson