Clematis Blue Boy
This clematis is an non-clinging variety that will produce masses of open, nodding, bell-shaped flowers which are a light mauve-blue with three prominent dark-blue ribs running down the centre of the tepals toward the pointed, recurved tips. The inside surface is deeply textured and the stamens have cream filaments and yellow anthers. This variety is suitable for growing in containers or planting in the garden.
- Pruning Group: 3
- Flowering Group: C x diversifolia
- Flower Size: 5.0 to 7.5cm
- Height: 2.0 to 2.6m
- History: Hybridised by Dr. Frank Skinner of Canada in 1947.