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Clematis 'Daniel Deronda'

Very large violet-blue flowers with a paler, bluer central bar. Early flowers may sometimes be semi-double. Creamy-yellow anthers. Named after the title character in the George Eliot novel of 1876. The variety has received the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.

Group:Early large-flowered group
Approximate height: infodot2.0 - 3.5 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotMay Jun Aug Sept Oct
Pruning:Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by:Charles Noble
Country of origin:United Kingdom
Date raised: infodotb1882
Parentage: infodot('Fortunei' x patens) x lanuginosa
Other name(s):Mis-spelling: 'Daniéll Déronda'
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 15-22cm
Tepals: (5-) 6-8; 7.5-11.5cm long, 3.5-4cm wide, elliptic, pointed

Database entry: 138

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Charles Noble