Clematis forum: First bloom this season

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Name: Betsy
Texas (Zone 9a)
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piksihk
Apr 15, 2015 4:02 PM CST
I'm liking the rich velvety color...
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I noticed that the sepals range from 4 to 6 (found one that had 8).
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Name: Anna
North Texas (Zone 8a)
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canadanna
Apr 15, 2015 9:36 PM CST
Keeping it interesting
Name: Suzanne/Sue
Sebastopol, CA (Zone 9a)
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Calif_Sue
Apr 15, 2015 10:28 PM CST

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Which one is it? beautiful rich color!
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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
Apr 16, 2015 9:09 AM CST
sue, here's a photo of the eight:
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I've asked last year, but would you take a stab at who she is?
When they open, it is a dark color - but my camera just doesn't capture the color.
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Name: Suzanne/Sue
Sebastopol, CA (Zone 9a)
Sunset Zone 15
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Calif_Sue
Apr 16, 2015 12:05 PM CST

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My first guess would be Clematis 'Warsaw Nike'
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