Joy Creek Nursery

150-515-1   Clematis 'Ivan Olsson'  

Clematis 'Ivan Olsson'
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Surprisingly, Clematis 'Ivan Olsson' (Magnus Johnson, 1995) is a seedling from the rich purple flowered 'The President'. It was named for Ivan Olsson who was an amateur Swedish gardener with an interest in clematis. He gave Magnus Johnson the seed that produced this clematis. The 4- to 5-inch blooms can be both single and semi-double. The sepals are pale mauve-blue with a broad white central bar. The filaments are greenish with red purple anthers. All of our Clematis are two year old plants that are suitable for immediate planting in your garden.

May to June; July to September.  6-8 ft.

Pale Mauve Blue flowers

Sun, Part Shade     Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Early flowering in the spring on the previous year's growth. If you hard prune, you eliminate most or all of the early blooms. Instead, groom this after flowering by cutting back the top one-third to one-half of some stems. This encourages new growth for possible summer bloom.

20300 NW Watson Road  Scappoose, OR 97056
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