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Clematis 'Columella'

Drooping, bell-shaped, scented, purple to deep reddish-pink tepals edged in white. Cream staminodes. The scent will be stronger if this cultivar is planted in a sunny location. Named after the Roman author Lucius Junius Moderatus Columella.

Group:Atragene group
Approximate height: infodot2.0 - 3.0 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotApr May
Pruning:No pruning (Group 1)
Raised by:Magnus Johnson
Country of origin:Sweden
Date raised: infodot1979
Parentage: infodot koreana 'Fragrans' (previously koreana var fragrans)  x  'Rosy O'Grady'
Other name(s):None known
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 7-10cm
Tepals: 4; 5-6.5cm long, 1.7-2.3cm wide, lanceolate, tip recurved

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Database entry: 42

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Magnus Johnson