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'Blue Tapers' ('Cyanea')

Small, drooping, bell-shaped, blue flowers with whitish staminodes. Originally named 'Cyanea' but later renamed 'Blue Tapers'.

Group: Atragene group
Approximate height: 2.5 - 4.0 metres
Flowering period(s): Apr May
Aspect: Any aspect
Pruning: No pruning (Group 1)
Raised by: Magnus Johnson
Country of origin: Sweden
Date raised: rc1950 i1960
Parentage: ?alpina x ?macropetala
Other name(s): 'Cyanea'; alpina 'Cyanea'

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 8-10cm
Tepals: 4; 4-5cm long, 1.2-1.5cm wide
Leaves: 2-ternate

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Magnus Johnson