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'Oonagare Ichigoo' OONAGARE

Large purple flowers sometimes with a white bar. Anthers green-yellow on whitish filaments. The International Clematis Register and Checklist 2002 suggests that the cultivar name comes from the name of the district and product number. Our Japanese contact tells us that 'oonagare' means 'big stream' because, when a plant has many flowers, it looks like a waterfall; she also suggests that if it is treated as a Group 2 clematis it will flower in May.

Group: Viticella group
Approximate height: 2.5 - 3.0 metres
Flowering period(s): Jul Aug Sep
Pruning: Hard prune (Group 3)
Raised by: Tetsuya Hirota
Country of origin: Japan
Date raised: 1995
Parentage: ?'Madame Julia Correvon' x unknown
Other name(s): 'Ohnagare Number 1'; viticella 'Oonagare'

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 10-14 (-18)cm
Tepals: 5-7;

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Tetsuya Hirota