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Large, double, lilac blue flowers with a fountain-like centre of creamy-yellow stamens (though the International Clematis Register and Checklist 2002 unaccountably says light blue stamensÂ…). Launched in the UK at the 2002 Chelsea Flower Show.

Group: Early large-flowered group
Approximate height: 1.5 - 2.0 metres
Flowering period(s): May Jun Sep
Aspect: Any aspect
USDA zones: 4 5 6 7 8 9
Pruning: Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by: Hiroshi Hayakawa
Country of origin: Japan
Date raised: 1994
Parentage: Sport of 'H F Young'
Other name(s): 'Evipo 038'. Wrongly: 'Fairly Blue'; 'Feari Buru'

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 12-15cm