This mid-spring blooming magenta clematis boasting blooms approximately 4 inches across with 8-9 overlapping petals was purchased for $1 in the Sad Plant Section of Lowes a couple of years ago. Barely a twig when I brought it home, it’s finally flourishing and blooming. Initially, I guessed it was ‘Pink Champagne’ (syn: ‘Keiko’) but the blossoms seem too small with too many petals. So, I’m back to square one and my undying devotion to the gardener who can tell me what kind it is.
PS: Cold rain all night and the snow just started lightly falling.