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NW Washington Islands (Zone 8b)
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IslandGarden
May 6, 2021 10:35 AM CST
Hello!
I purchased a clematis that was on sale because the nursery lost the ID tag. It's first bloom is opening and I am hoping you all can help me with an ID. It's fushia colored in person.

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Name: Luda
Seattle WA (Zone 8b)
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mishkab
May 6, 2021 11:25 AM CST
It is hard to tell from your picture. There are many reds. Usually nurseries have limited number of varieties. You might figure out by knowing what other red clematises they sell. From distant view I would suggest Kardinal Wyszynski. Two other options are Red Cardinal and Westplatte. These are the most popular in nurseries. There are others newer hybrids that look like yours. Sometimes the difference between flowers is just the color of antlers, or shape of sepals. What is also important is plants height, pruning group, flower power. Take another pic with good view of the middle of the flower. It will give more information
NW Washington Islands (Zone 8b)
Region: Pacific Northwest Roses Organic Gardener
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IslandGarden
May 6, 2021 12:13 PM CST
Here is another photo. Also a photo of 2 buds that were apparently chewed off by squirrels sometime within the last hour Grumbling

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Name: Luda
Seattle WA (Zone 8b)
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mishkab
May 6, 2021 2:18 PM CST
Check this out: http://www.clematisontheweb.or...
NW Washington Islands (Zone 8b)
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IslandGarden
May 7, 2021 8:25 AM CST
@mishkab - I think you are correct! I will just have to be patient and see if it normally blooms in Summer.
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The bloom shapes seems right, take some more shots of the anthers once it's fully opened.
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