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An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Clematis
(Oct 2001)  Page(s) 171.  Includes photo(s).
(Oct 2001)  Page(s) 101.  Includes photo(s).
Clematis 'Abundance'
Viticella Group
(C. viticella 'Abundance')
Hybrid of C. viticella x unknown pollen donor
... believed to have been originally hybridized by Francisque Morel of Lyon, France, before the First World War, and subsequently given to William Robinson at Gravetye Manor. It was eventually passed on to George Jackman and Son... and they named and introduced it... four, sometimes five, blunt wine-red tepals, which recurve at their edges and tips. There is a lighter shaded bar along the centre...
(Oct 2001)  Page(s) 102-103.  Includes photo(s).
Clematis aethusifolia
Origin: Northern China and Manchuria
Species ca. 1875
... long, bell-shaped, creamy yellow, scented flowers... four tepals...
(Oct 2001)  Page(s) 102-103.  Includes photo(s).
Clematis afoliata
Evergreen Group
Common name: Rush-stemmed clematis
Origin: New Zealand
Introduced into cultivation in England by Charles Willmot
Species 1908
... more or less leafless... single, nodding, greenish yellow, scented flowers... four to six tepals and creamy stamens. Male and female flowers are borne on separate plants. Male flowers are deeper yellow in colour...
(Oct 2001)  Page(s) 103-104.  Includes photo(s).
Clematis 'Akaishi'
Raised in Japan by Sakata no Tane Company and named after a mountain
Parentage and year: unknown
... single, deep purple flowers... eight boat-shaped, pointed tepals, each with wavy margins and a prominent cerise-pink central bar. Stamens are made of pinkish filaments tipped with silvery purple anthers...
(Oct 2001)  Page(s) 325.  Includes photo(s).
(Oct 2001)  Page(s) 104.  Includes photo(s).
Clematis 'Alba'
Herbaceous/Integrifolia Group
(C. integrifolia 'Alba')
Stanley J. Zubrowski (Canada) 1985
Selected form of C. integrifolia
... The single, nodding, bell-shaped, scented flowers are composed of four white, sometimes tinged with blue, narrow, pointed tepals...
(Oct 2001)  Page(s) 104.  Includes photo(s).
Clematis 'Alba Luxurians'
Viticella Group
(C. viticella 'Alba Luxurians')
Veitch and Sone (England) c. 1900
Parentage unknown
... white flowers with tips shaded green... four, sometimes up to six, blunt tepals. The green shading depends on how much sunlight the flowers enjoy. Some midsummer flowers are completely white...
(Oct 2001)  Page(s) 105-106.  Includes photo(s).
Clematis 'Albiflora'
Atragene Group
(C. alpina 'Albiflora')
Magnus Johnson (Sweden) 1955
Introduced by Guernsey Clematis Nursery 1991
Seedling of C. alpina
... The single, creamy white flowers are made of four tepals, each 5 cm (2 in.) long. Staminoides are light yellow green... Flowering period: Midspring to late spring. Few flowers in late summer... Needs sharp drainage... Produces second flush of flowers in a sunny location...
(Oct 2001)  Page(s) 106.  Includes photo(s).
Clematis 'Albina Plena'
Atragene Group
(C. 'Albino Pride')
Magnus Johnson (Sweden) 1982
C. fauriei x C. sibirica (F2 hybrid)
... double, bell-shaped, white flowers... produced from the old wood made during previous seasons... four outermost primary tepals, each about 4 cm (1.5 in.) long, and enclosing numerous secondary petal-like staminoides of similar length... stamens are made of greenish cream filaments and yellow anthers... Needs sharp drainage...
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