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BABY DOLL 'Zobadol'

Small, flat flowers, broad margins suffused pale violet-blue with slightly darker veining, and a central, greenish-white bar. Filaments white; connectives yellow with brown tip; anthers cream. The raisers classify this cultivar as a member of the Patens Group which the International Clematis Register and Checklist includes within the 'Early large-flowered group', but the flower size suggests Small-flowered Division. Awarded silver medal at Plantarium 2011.

Group: Early large-flowered group
Approximate height: 1.0 - 1.5 metres
Flowering period(s): May Jun | Jul Aug Sep
USDA zones: 6 7 8 9
Pruning: Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by: J van Zoest BV
Country of origin: Holland
Date raised: r2003 ni2011
Parentage: withheld
Other name(s): SO MANY PALE BLUE FLOWERS

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 4-7cm
Tepals: (4-)5-6; 5cm long, 3.5cm wide, elliptic, gappy at base but touching above, margins sometimes with a single wave, tips rounded but with a distinct apiculus