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Clematis 'Fair Rosamond'

Large or very large, white, scented flowers with a pale pink bar (sometimes more green or grey early in the season) and dark red anthers. Fades in full sun. Named after a mistress of England's King Henry II.

Group:Early large-flowered group
Approximate height: infodot2.5 - 3.0 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotJun Jul Aug Sep
Pruning:Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by:G Jackman & Son
Country of origin:United Kingdom
Date raised: infodotb1871 i1872
Parentage: infodot'Fortunei' or 'Standishii' x patens
Other name(s):'Fair Rosamund'
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 12-15 (-20) cm
Tepals: 6-8; elliptic to oblong, overlapping, long apiculate tip
Leaves: ternate

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Database entry: 166

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The Jackmans