Some of my first blooms for the season (pics)

kentstar(5b, NE Ohio)May 18, 2012

Just some pics because I am so glad to see some blooming again after a long winter! Although Josephine has been a slow grower for me, she is absolutely gorgeous! ( I love all of my clems too, but she's been a trooper and a tough little lady!)

Josephine

Dr Ruppel

Crystal Fountain

Beauty of Worcester

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Julia NY(6)

Nice grouping. I have Josephine but no blooms yet.

Does Crystal Fountain always bloom that color for you?

Julia

    Bookmark   May 18, 2012 at 6:38PM
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kentstar(5b, NE Ohio)

Yup, pretty much always blooms like this. Remember, you are only seeing the colors as they appear in a photo. :)

    Bookmark   May 18, 2012 at 6:56PM
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bonitamariposa(5)

Pretty :)

    Bookmark   May 19, 2012 at 8:30AM
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bonitamariposa(5)

Pretty :)

    Bookmark   May 19, 2012 at 8:44AM
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hosenemesis(SoCal Sunset 19 USDA 8b)

Gorgeous bloomers! Thanks for the photos.
Renee

    Bookmark   May 20, 2012 at 12:50AM
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suzegarden(z5mo)

Beautiful clematis! Is that a blue forget-me-not, to the left of Mr. Ruppel?

    Bookmark   May 27, 2012 at 10:50PM
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gardenbug(8b)

You're clematis is beautiful. What are those pretty blue flowers planted off to the side. They go perfectly with your clemmies. Thanks for sharing your photos.

    Bookmark   May 29, 2012 at 11:25PM
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NHBabs(4b-5aNH)

Yup, the blue flowers under Dr Ruppel are forget-me-nots.

    Bookmark   May 30, 2012 at 4:41PM
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kentstar(5b, NE Ohio)

And let me tell you, they don't let you forget 'em! They come back year after year, no matter what I do and spread like crazy within my bed! I love them in spring and have decided to just go with them and let them do their thing! But, I have to make sure they don't spread out onto the lawn!

    Bookmark   May 31, 2012 at 11:00AM
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cjs2020

Wow, I may have to go back to the Nursery and buy that Crystal Fountain.
Beautiful!
Great photography too

    Bookmark   May 31, 2012 at 2:27PM
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