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Clematis 'Aotearoa'

Very deep violet-blue flowers with greenish-yellow filaments and anthers. 'Aotearoa' is the Maori name for New Zealand, and translates as 'land of the long white cloud'.

  
Group:Late large-flowered group
Approximate height: infodot3.0 - 4.0 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotJul Aug Sep
Aspect:Sun or semi-shade
USDA zones: infodot4 5 6 7 8 9
Pruning:Hard prune (Group 3)
Raised by:Alister Keay
Country of origin:New Zealand
Date raised: infodotr1992 n1994 i1995
Parentage: infodotChance seedling
Other name(s):None known
  
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 8-12.5cm
Tepals: (4-) 6; 6cm long, 4.5cm wide, overlapping, tip slightly recurved, margin wavy

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Database entry: 108