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Pale through to dark violet-blue urn-shaped flowers. The inside of each tepal has a white bar. Anthers cream to pale yellow. Introduced from South East U.S.A. in 1726

Fragrant: Yes
Approximate height: 1.5 - 3.0 metres
Flowering period(s): (may) Jun Jul Aug Sep
Aspect: Sun or semi-shade
Pruning: Hard prune (Group 3)
Country of origin: USA
Parentage: Species
Other name(s): simsii; blue jasmine; curlflower; curly clematis

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 2.5cm
Tepals: 4; 2.5-5cm long, 0.8-1.5cm wide, lanceolate, broadening towards tip, tip strongly recurved