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Leather Flower - Bluebill

Clematis pitcheri

Description:

Flowers are medium to dark purple with vertical ridges on the bell with four curled petals growing on vines. The seed pod looks like it's from outer space. A cluster of green tear drop seeds with curly fibrous tips on the end of a firm green stem.

Habitat:

Found as a sprawling ground cover flowering vine over small rocks and soil in partial shade. Small leaves on stems coming from the main vine.

Notes:

This variety had dark plum purple bell blooms. Handsome.

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1 Comment

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 3 years ago

That is a handsome flower. Love the bold colour.

sssowers
Spotted by
sssowers

New Mexico, USA

Spotted on Jul 27, 2012
Submitted on Oct 22, 2017

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