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Small nodding flowers, usually pale volet-blue to mid blue-violet but can be pinker than this or even, rarely, white. Outer staminodes cream-white to yellow-green. Yellow anthers. The form apparently takes its name from the Sea of Okhotsk.

Approximate height: 2.0 - 2.5 metres
Flowering period(s): Apr May
Aspect: Any aspect
Pruning: No pruning (Group 1)
Country of origin: Korea Japan Siberia
Parentage: Species
Other name(s): alpina var ochotensis; alpina subsp ochotensis; atragene ochotensis; platysepala

Further detail:

Tepals: 4; 4-5.5cm long, 1.2-2.4cm wide, lanceolate to narrowly ovate, shortly pointed