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Clematis 'Vancouver Sea Breeze'

Large, flat or flattish light reddish-purple flowers turning paler and bluer with age. Deep purple-pink mid-rib ageing to pale purple. Yellowish white filaments, anthers pale yellow, connectives have a dark spot at the tip. Fruit heads persistent.

Group:Early large-flowered group
Approximate height: infodot2.0 - 2.5 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotMay Jun | Aug Sep Oct
Aspect:Sun or semi-shade
USDA zones: infodot4 5 6 7 8
Pruning:Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by:F Wein Sr
Country of origin:Canada
Date raised: infodotr2000 n2005 i2012
Parentage: infodot 'Kathleen Wheeler'  (s) x  'Blue Ravine'
Other name(s):RUFFLED FEATHERS; 'Vancouver Sea Breeze'
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 15-20cm
Tepals: 8; broadly elliptic, overlapping, margins strongly ruffled, tip obtuse but with a distinct apiculus

Database entry: 3902