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Clematis 'Burma Star'

Large velvety blue-purple flowers, suffused red along the centre of the tepals. Deep red anthers. According to Barry Fretwell's website, the form was named "to honour a relative who endured the pain and privation of the Burma campaign."

Group:Early large-flowered group
Approximate height: infodot2.0 - 3.0 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotMay Jun Jul Aug Sep
Aspect:Any aspect
USDA zones: infodot4 5 6 7 8 9
Pruning:Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by:Barry Fretwell
Country of origin:United Kingdom
Date raised: infodotc1990
Parentage: infodotUnknown
Other name(s):None known
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 11.5-12.5cm
Tepals: 6-8; pointed, margin wavy

Database entry: 98