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
North Texas (Zone 8a)
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canadanna
May 5, 2013 8:27 PM CST
Lovely, but I have no idea.
Name: Suzanne/Sue
Sebastopol, CA (Zone 9a)
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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)
Region: Texas Composter Butterflies Bookworm Bluebonnets Daylilies
Native Plants and Wildflowers Amaryllis Cottage Gardener Container Gardener Clematis Plant and/or Seed Trader
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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.
While the earth remains, Seed time and harvest, Cold and heat, Winter and summer, And day and night Shall not cease. Gen. 8:22
Name: Suzanne/Sue
Sebastopol, CA (Zone 9a)
Sunset Zone 15
Plant Database Moderator Region: California Cottage Gardener Roses Irises Clematis
Garden Photography Keeper of Poultry Hummingbirder Bee Lover Butterflies Houseplants
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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
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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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