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Clematis 'Blue Maria'

Medium-sized, semi-double, nodding, bell-shaped, purple-blue flowers. Seed heads persistent.

  
Group:Atragene group
Approximate height: infodot1.5 - 2.0 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotApr May | Jun
Pruning:No pruning (Group 1)
Raised by:L Sachs
Country of origin:Germany
Date raised: infodotr2005 n2014 i2017
Parentage: infodot Chance seedling from open-pollinated alpina  (hybrid?)
Other name(s):alpina 'Maria'; 'Maria' (Sachs)
  
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 9.5cm
Tepals: 4; 4cm long x 2.5 cm wide, narrowly ovate, touching at base, with undulating margins, long-pointed with apiculate or acuminate apex, tip often twisted
Staminodes: ten or more, usually petaloid, white, not more than half length of sepals, but sometimes up to 3 or 4 staminodes maturing sepaloid, very narrow, two-thirds length of sepals, white tinged purplish blue; styles pale green; stigmas white.

Database entry: 4286