I'm sick of winter

Patty W. zone 5a IllinoisFebruary 4, 2013

So some eye candy. Not the best pictures but I'm learning.

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Patty W. zone 5a Illinois

Another one

    Bookmark   February 4, 2013 at 7:02PM
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Patty W. zone 5a Illinois

On a roll here.

    Bookmark   February 4, 2013 at 7:05PM
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Patty W. zone 5a Illinois

One more, Yes I need help with my clematis addiction. Thanks for looking.

    Bookmark   February 4, 2013 at 7:15PM
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lesmc

Hi Patty...Loved your pictures of your clematis.You have a beautiful garden and I bet when your daylilies start it is spectacular. Thought I would share a pic with you cause I miss my garden clematis too. Lesley

    Bookmark   February 5, 2013 at 1:37PM
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lesmc

Sharing another picture to brighten a winter day! Lesley

    Bookmark   February 5, 2013 at 1:40PM
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lesmc

Just one more....I don`t know how to post more than one at a time. Not very good with computers!! Lesley

    Bookmark   February 5, 2013 at 1:42PM
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Patty W. zone 5a Illinois

Oh, they're so beautiful. Thanks for letting me see them. I can't post more than one picture at a time either. Have to answer my own post. Thanks again, Pat

    Bookmark   February 5, 2013 at 7:43PM
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pmermakov(Zone 6 (OH))

Thank you for sharing! Lovely flowers. I am sick of winter too.

    Bookmark   February 7, 2013 at 8:59PM
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NHBabs(4b-5aNH)

So nice to see everyone's flowers when the ground is covered in white!

Patty, what is the clem in your third photo?

HF Young, which is actually bluer than this. My old camera has color issues.
From June 5, 2012

Ville de Lyon
From June 5, 2012

If you want to post more than one photo in a thread, you need to first upload your photos to a photo hosting website like flickr or Picasa (what I use.) In Picasa, you can just drag and drop the photos from your computer onto the upload page of your part of the Picasa website and then it will upload. Once the photos are in, I set the album to share and then I click on the photo. Over on the right I click on "Link to this photo", choose the medium large size and copy and paste the code for an embedded image (not a linked image) into the text part of my Garden Web message. When I preview the image shows instead of the text I pasted. However, multiple replies to a thread works just as well and is certainly faster. The advantage to uploading to a web host is that once the photo is uploaded, you can use it more than once, whereas if you just upload directly to the message thread, you can't reuse it elsewhere.

This post was edited by nhbabs on Sat, Feb 16, 13 at 15:46

    Bookmark   February 10, 2013 at 1:10PM
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grow_darnit

These are beautiful! Thank you for posting. Can't wait to see my babies in spring too.



    Bookmark   February 10, 2013 at 9:38PM
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sandyl(Zone 6B -7)

Me toooooooo

    Bookmark   February 11, 2013 at 11:48AM
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Patty W. zone 5a Illinois

nhbabs, just saw this tonight I'll check tags tomorrow. There are two clematis in that picture that grow together. Thank you for the advise about the photo hosting site. I'll need to accomplish this soon as several photos are too large to post. I've now painted three rooms and two hallways since Christmas to keep my sanity. Everyones clematis photos are spectacular. How refreshing! My camera likes to make blues look purple and purples look blueish.

    Bookmark   February 11, 2013 at 8:28PM
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lesmc

sandyl, can you tell me the name of the last flower you posted.I love the blue.grownarnit....the third clematis on your post is outstanding. Name? I am getting ready to make a spring order and really like these two clematis. Oh, I am still "sick of winter" here in KY.!!! lesley

    Bookmark   February 12, 2013 at 5:40PM
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sandyl(Zone 6B -7)

Lesley.
The first and third are the same plant Ramona, the 2nd pictures is Sprinkles which is the Pink one and the one with no blooms is Ms. Batemen, both are probably close to 8 years being planted. All three are blooming machines!

    Bookmark   February 13, 2013 at 12:11PM
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plantloverkat zone 9a north Houston(zone 9a)

I've really enjoyed looking at everyone's photos, so I will share some as well. These were taken at the Montreal Botanic Gardens at the beginning of July 2012 when I accompanied my husband on a business trip. These gardens were just huge, and I thought they were the best gardens I have ever visited. Not only did they have clematis scattered throughout the various gardens, but they had an entire section devoted to clematis.

Ashva with Savannah

viticella alba luxurians

Warsaw Nike and clematis flammula

Jackmanii and Etoile Violette on very tall supports

unknown pink, Rosemoor, Carnaby, Gazelle

Rosemoor

Carnaby

Carmencita

    Bookmark   February 13, 2013 at 2:46PM
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plantloverkat zone 9a north Houston(zone 9a)

Here are some more from the Montreal Botanic Gardens.

Pink Fantasy

Hagley Hybrid with Blue Boy

clematis brachyura with pinus mugo 'Taunenbaum'

Blue Moon

I couldn't find a label, but assume it is an integrifolia

a white integrifolia

Another without a label

unknown pink and purple viticella types

yet another without a label to be found

Picardy with Angelique

I couldn't find the label for this clematis growing over pinus banksiana 'Schoodic'

Venosa Violacea on left and Warsaw Nike with clematis flammula on the right

    Bookmark   February 13, 2013 at 3:24PM
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grow_darnit

Lesley,
third from top is Kakio (Pink Champagne). It is in full sun and loving it there. It never disappoints!
Grow

    Bookmark   February 13, 2013 at 6:05PM
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roseberri, z6(6)

Hi everyone I too am tired of winter, Love all your pictures! thank you!
growdarnit what are the names of your clematis in pictures 5&6? I too am considering and order!
roseberri

    Bookmark   February 14, 2013 at 9:20AM
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grow_darnit

Roseberri,
Wow, love that red!
#5(dark purple) is Victor Hugo - it has a very long bloom time. #6 is Ramona - very prolific.

    Bookmark   February 14, 2013 at 9:11PM
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lesmc

Thanks to everyone for these great pictures and the information. I am working on my spring order and these pictures have made my day! Lesley

    Bookmark   February 15, 2013 at 9:45PM
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roseberri, z6(6)

Thanks growdarnit! That is very helpful!
My red is a new one,in that picture it was in it's second year. The name is John Howells and I like him alot, he holds his red in hot full day sun.Got it from Silver Star.
roseberri

    Bookmark   February 18, 2013 at 9:56AM
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mnwsgal 4 MN(4)

A few from my garden

Proteus

Along the chain link fence

Perrin's Pride

Florida Seiboldi

NOID

    Bookmark   February 18, 2013 at 2:34PM
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alicate(SW Michigan, zone 5)

grow_darnit,

What is the name of the second picture? Hope this wasn't asked already.

    Bookmark   February 21, 2013 at 3:55PM
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Patty W. zone 5a Illinois

These are some truly nice pictures of every ones clematis. Nice ideas for combinations plantlover
nhbabs, I can't find the tags for those clematis so I won't know names till they begin blooming again. Would you buy any chance know the name of the little pink flower at the bottom of your last photo?

    Bookmark   February 23, 2013 at 11:25PM
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Lilyfinch z7 mid tn

What fabulous pictures! Just what I needed to see.

I don't know why I can't find better pics. I adored the pale pink Clem and forgot who she is, but she would bloom forever it seemed! And the second pic is Madame Julia correvon ( I think..)
I am so sad I had to leave these behind. I moved to tennesee from pa and while I love it here I'm a little sick to my stomach thinking about my poor garden and how I'm pretty sure the new owners will be ripping it out and going back to lawn. And it might be ok if I never had to pass the house again, but we used to live on the same street as my in laws and when we go back I'll be forced to see it!
Ok...off to look at more pics to get my mind off of it! :)

    Bookmark   March 2, 2013 at 9:32PM
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grow_darnit

Alicate,
sorry I didn't see your question. The second one is Pink Fantasy. It is my favorite pink, love that shade! Mine is in part shade, which doesn't slow it down at all. So I can't tell you if it bleaches in the sun or not. It doesn't get very tall - maybe 5-5.5 feet after 10 years. Happy gardening!
Grow

    Bookmark   March 3, 2013 at 4:25PM
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garden_crazy(z5 N IL)

roseberri,
Is that red one really that red!? I have never seen a truly red clematis. Do you know which one it is?
gc

    Bookmark   March 5, 2013 at 11:44AM
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roseberri, z6(6)

garden crazy,
yes it is that red, it is called "John Howells" it grows well, it is only two years old in that picture and it is in full sun there.
roseberri

    Bookmark   March 5, 2013 at 4:47PM
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NHBabs(4b-5aNH)

PattyW - You asked about a small pink flower in the bottom of my last photo, but I think that it must be Grow_darnit's last photo in the post immediately following mine since my photos have no little pink flowers.

    Bookmark   March 6, 2013 at 2:12PM
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pmermakov(Zone 6 (OH))

Thank you everyone for sharing your pictures! In just about two months, clematis bloom season will start for me.

    Bookmark   March 12, 2013 at 5:01PM
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Patty W. zone 5a Illinois

nhbabs I'm sorry I wasn't paying attention. You are correct.

    Bookmark   March 16, 2013 at 4:06PM
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carolyn18810(z5)

I love all of your photos. I am so ready for my clematis to start sprouting. It is spitting snow and we are supposed to have another 'storm' early this week. :(

Trying to muliload as Babs indicated and apparently I am challenged in that area. I will have to practice.

Mme Julia Corrovan last June.

    Bookmark   March 17, 2013 at 10:38AM
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Patty W. zone 5a Illinois

Grow- Would you know whats planted at the base of your pink clematis. Got it right this time. I'm always looking for new ideas for the base of clematis. That looks pretty together.

    Bookmark   March 17, 2013 at 2:37PM
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grow_darnit

Pattyw, that Hagley Hybrid grows through a spirea. I have no idea what kind, the bushes were there when we bought the house. I cut Hagley Hybrid every year to the ground and it completely devours everything around it in just a month. It even climbs lower branches of the sand cherry that grows by the bush.
Grow

    Bookmark   March 20, 2013 at 8:04PM
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Patty W. zone 5a Illinois

Grow, Thank you I didn't recognize it as spirea.

    Bookmark   March 22, 2013 at 9:59PM
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