Another mystery clematis

jeffb_fairwood(8)June 2, 2012

Someone told me this was "Tie Dye" but it looks different from the photos online. Any thoughts?

http://s5.photobucket.com/albums/y195/jeffbowers/?action=viewät=clematis2012.jpg

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    Bookmark   June 2, 2012 at 11:31PM
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alina_1

It is definitely NOT Tie Die. It is a large flower (group II) hybrid, not group III like TD. President maybe?

    Bookmark   June 3, 2012 at 12:57AM
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jeffb_fairwood(8)

Thank you, alina_1, for the response. It does look a lot more like President in shape and size.

    Bookmark   June 3, 2012 at 11:46AM
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gardengal48

Looks a lot like 'Teksa', which is a LFH with denim blue color and some lighter streaking/stipling. Teksa means "denim" in Estonian.

    Bookmark   June 3, 2012 at 12:57PM
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buyorsell888(Zone 8 Portland OR)

I'm thinking 'The President' with weather caused changes....Doesn't look like 'Teksa' to me due to the shape of the tepals and color of the anthers.

Here is a link that might be useful: Teksa

    Bookmark   June 3, 2012 at 1:58PM
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bob414(USDA 9, Sunset 15)

Yes, the anthers look like The President but that blue shade is really off.

    Bookmark   June 3, 2012 at 4:16PM
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jeffb_fairwood(8)

I appreciate the follow-up posts with suggestions. I wondered, too, if the streaking variegation in the petals is environmental or as a result of a virus, but I seem to recall having bought it because of its variegation some years ago. Frankly, I thought I'd lost it 4 years ago and it came back from the dead last summer, much to my surprise. The fall blooms were small compared to these spring blooms, as expected, but no less variegated.

    Bookmark   June 3, 2012 at 5:28PM
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mnwsgal 4 MN(4)

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    Bookmark   June 4, 2012 at 10:20PM
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mnwsgal 4 MN(4)

Whatever it is called it is a beauty!

    Bookmark   June 5, 2012 at 12:47AM
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mnwsgal 4 MN(4)

Whatever it is called it is a beauty!

    Bookmark   June 5, 2012 at 12:54AM
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jeffb_fairwood(8)

Thanks, mnwsgal!

    Bookmark   June 5, 2012 at 1:08PM
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