Plant ID forum: Clematis (Clematis viticella 'Aotearoa') (?)

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Name: Sandi
Austin, Tx (Zone 8b)
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Bubbles
Dec 5, 2011 9:27 AM CST
The tag reads H. F. Young, but it doesn't look like there's enough petals to be one. Does anyone recognize this clematis?

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Name: Janet Super Sleuth
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JRsbugs
Dec 5, 2011 10:55 AM CST
Not only that, it's all wrong but very pretty!

http://www.clematis.hull.ac.uk...

Empress of India is close, do the tepals always curl back?

http://www.clematis.hull.ac.uk...

The Vagabond, the boss of stamens on yours look smaller, is that as much as they open?

http://www.clematis.hull.ac.uk...

Clematis viticella Etoile Violette .. which appears to be a 'group' and is variable.

http://www.hillieronline.co.uk...

http://www.paghat.com/clematis...

http://apps.rhs.org.uk/plantse...

http://www.growsonyou.com/phot...

http://www.pnacza.pl/wms/wmsg....

Clematis 'Aotearoa'? It's in the viticella group which yours appears to be..

http://www.esveld.nl/plant.php...

http://www.clematis.hull.ac.uk...

http://www.vanplant.co.nz/yaku...

http://www.esveld.nl/htmldiaen...

Name: Sandi
Austin, Tx (Zone 8b)
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Bubbles
Dec 5, 2011 12:10 PM CST
Oh my. I have no idea now! The closest looks like the Clematis 'Aotearoa'
Name: Janet Super Sleuth
Near Lincoln UK
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JRsbugs
Dec 5, 2011 12:15 PM CST
Clematis 'Aotearoa' does seem to tick all the boxes! Hilarious!
Name: Sandi
Austin, Tx (Zone 8b)
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Bubbles
Dec 5, 2011 12:19 PM CST
Well, from now on that's what it'll be! Thanks, Janet!!
Name: Janet Super Sleuth
Near Lincoln UK
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JRsbugs
Dec 5, 2011 12:26 PM CST
I tip my hat to you.

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