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Large white flowers, suffused lilac-blue, darker towards the wavy edges of the tepals. Red anthers. Changes to pale lilac in full sun. This cultivar was named BLUE MOON by the EMI entertainment group to commemorate its centenary, however it transpired that a German company has the rights to that name for all plants and so, in 2003, the trade name was changed to CLAIRE DE LUNE.

Group: Early large-flowered group
Approximate height: 2.5 - 3.5 metres
Flowering period(s): May Jun Sep
Aspect: Semi-shade
USDA zones: 4 5 6 7 8 9
Pruning: Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by: Raymond Evison
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Date raised: ni1997
Parentage: Unknown
Other name(s): 'Evirin' BLUE MOON. Mis-spelling: CLAIR DE LUNE

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 15-18cm
Tepals: 6-8;elliptic, pointed, wavy margin

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Raymond J Evison