Clematis forum: ID this clematis with very dark bloom

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Name: Betsy
Texas (Zone 9a)
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piksihk
May 2, 2013 7:40 AM CST
This one is blooming with very dark velvety blooms.
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Name: Anna
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canadanna
May 5, 2013 8:27 PM CST
Lovely, but I have no idea.
Name: Suzanne/Sue
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Calif_Sue
May 9, 2013 1:48 PM CST

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It could be this one,
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Name: Betsy
Texas (Zone 9a)
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piksihk
May 10, 2013 10:06 AM CST
Maybe, Sue; thanks. I know I purchased this years ago from WalMart or Lowe's.
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Name: Suzanne/Sue
Sebastopol, CA (Zone 9a)
Sunset Zone 15
Region: California Plant Database Moderator Roses Irises Clematis Garden Photography
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Calif_Sue
May 10, 2013 10:19 AM CST

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It is one of the more commonly found ones, probably in the big box stores too, so take more photos as the season progresses and compare with other online shots, paying particular attention to the anthers. Thumbs up
http://www.clematis.hull.ac.uk/new-clemdetail.cfm?dbkey=593
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Frillylily
May 23, 2013 10:34 PM CST
The history on it's name is interesting to know, thank you for the link

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