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Clematis 'Shōun'

Very large lavender blue flowers with darker veins. White filaments with ivory-white or pale yellow anthers. The name means 'Blue Cloud'.

Group:Early large-flowered group
Approximate height: infodot2.0 - 2.5 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotJun Jul Aug Sep
Aspect:Any aspect
Pruning:Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by:Sakurai
Country of origin:Japan
Date raised: infodotc1967
Parentage: infodotUnknown
Other name(s):'Sho-un'; 'Shooun'; SOCIAL CLIMBER; AZURE SKIES; BLUE CLOUD Wrongly: 'Sho Un'
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: 15-25cm
Tepals: 6-8; broadly elliptic, overlapping, pointed, recurved towards tip

Database entry: 414