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x diversifolia 'Blue Boy'

Small, bell-shaped, nodding, pale blue, flowers with yellow-white anthers. The flowers fade somewhat with age.

Group: Integrifolia group
Approximate height: 1.5 - 3.0 metres
Flowering period(s): Jul Aug Sep
Aspect: Any aspect
USDA zones: 4 5 6 7 8 9
Pruning: Hard prune (Group 3)
Raised by: F L Skinner
Country of origin: Canada
Date raised: 1947
Parentage: integrifolia x viticella
Other name(s): 'Blue Boy'; x eriostemon 'Blue Boy'; integrifolia 'Blue Boy'; viticella 'Blue Boy'

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 5-7.5cm
Tepals: 4; 3-4cm long, 1.5-2cm wide, narrowly obovate, margin somewhat wavy, tips recurved

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