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ID please.

Posted by auntlavender 5 (My Page) on
Sun, Mar 15, 09 at 21:48

It's three years old and was part of a trio from a clematis "grab bag" from Spring Hill Nursery. I can't find the tags now, the other two didn't make it. One was "Mrs.Cholmondeley", but I know this isn't it. I think the other two were "Warsaw Nike" and "Spirit of Poland". I'm thinking "Warsaw Nike", how about you? Also prune 2/3?

Thanks in advance!

From garden 2008


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RE: ID please.

I'm no expert, but it looks to me like a dark Niobe Clematis


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RE: ID please.

I'm thinking 'Warsaw Nike' as well :-) - 'Polish Spirit' doesn't have that prominent boss of white stamens. Hard prune - Group 3.

Here is a link that might be useful: 'Warsaw Nike'


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RE: ID please.

I agree. 'Warsaw Nike' !

'Polish Spirit' doesn't have a red tint to the purple.


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RE: ID please.

Polish Spirit also has highly colored anthers which yours does not so I agree that it is Warsaw Nike which is a pruning group III.


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RE: Polish Spirit

In the following picture, Polish Spirit is the top flower. Note the colored anthers which yours does not have.


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RE: ID please.

Thanks! You guys are great. Tomorrow I'll hard prune and post a follow-up picture when it's looking swell!


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