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BLUE OCEAN 'Zo09045'

Small, bell-shaped (but later more spreading), violet-blue flowers with a slight scent. Filaments pale violet; anthers greyish. The trade name BLUE OCEAN reflects the free-flowering nature of the plant.

The raiser would place this cultivar in Diversifolia Group, which, under the classification currently adopted by the ICRA, is deemed to fall within Integrifolia Group.

Group: Integrifolia group
Fragrant: Yes
Approximate height: 1.0 or less metres
Flowering period(s): Jun Jul Aug Sep
USDA zones: 5 6 7 8 9
Pruning: Hard prune (Group 3)
Raised by: Clematis nursery J van Zoest BV
Country of origin: Holland
Date raised: r2006 ni2014
Parentage: withheld
Other name(s): None known

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 3-4cm
Tepals: 4; up to 7cm long × 2cm wide, narrowly elliptic, touching, margins usually with at least one distinct wave, tip long-pointed