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Clematis 'Helsingborg'

Small, nodding, bell-shaped, shiny, deep-purple or mauve flowers with paler margins. The tepals tend to be slightly twisted. The staminodes are often the same colour as the tepals, else grey-green tinged blue. This plant has been awarded the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.

Group:Atragene group
Approximate height: infodot2.0 - 4.0 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotApr May
Aspect:Any aspect
Pruning:No pruning (Group 1)
Raised by:Tage Lundell
Country of origin:Sweden
Date raised: infodotrc1970 n1982
Parentage: infodot ochotensis x alpina
Other name(s):alpina 'Helsingborg'; Mis-spellings: 'Helsinborg', 'Helsingburg'
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 7-8 (-10)cm
Tepals: 4; 4-5cm long, 1.5cm wide, somewhat recurved towards tip

Database entry: 47