Spring Fever -- Please post Pictures!!

pmermakov(Zone 6 (OH))December 19, 2013

Hi, I just thought I would start a thread to post your favorite clematis pictures from this last summer.

On the south side of my house, here is MULTI BLUE clematis and iris blooming:

Multi-Blue & Candy Apple Clasic (Iris):

Wada's Primrose:

The First Lady:

What I call my "purple bed":

Pink Champagne:

The First Lady & Vyvyan Pennell (purple dbl):

Princess Alexandra:

Another pic of my purple bed:

Betty Corning:

Close-up of Comtesse de Bouchaud:

Comtesse de Bouchaud:

King Fisher & Princess Alexandra:

Here on my Arch I have blooming: Eden (rose), Madame Julia Correvon & Reflections:

John Warren:

Ice Blue:

Madame Julia Correvon & Reflections:

Romanika (dark clematis) & Forever Friends (white clematis):

Huldine & Etoile Violette:

Lemon Meringue (rose) with Madame Julia Correvon in background:

Rahvarinne:

Abundance:

Rhapsody:

Sir Trevor Lawrence:

Inspriration:

Vienetta & Amethyst Beauty:

Ville de Lyon, Emila Plater, Huldine & Etoile Violette:

I hope you enjoyed and please post more pictures of your beauties!!

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NHBabs(4b-5aNH)

Nice photos. You have quite a collection! I particularly like the color combinations in the first photo.

What is in the obelisk in your purple bed?

    Bookmark   December 20, 2013 at 5:59PM
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pmermakov(Zone 6 (OH))

Nhbabs: I'm glad you enjoyed the photos. I bought my obelisk(s) from our local gardening center, Pettiti's. They are built out of rod iron and are welded to one piece. No plastic involved!

    Bookmark   December 21, 2013 at 8:40AM
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NHBabs(4b-5aNH)

Sorry I was unclear. What clematis is growing in the obelisk in your purple bed? I like how it looks, even not blooming.

Betty Corning, Viola, and Arabella at least, though others may have wandered into the photo as well.
From June 22, 2013

Ville de Lyon after a rain.
From clematis

I like Little Bas growing into this Hydrangea paniculata, (Quick Fire, I think) both when the Hydrangea is still in frothy buds
From clematis

and also when it opens.
From clematis

    Bookmark   December 22, 2013 at 1:12AM
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pmermakov(Zone 6 (OH))

Thank you nhbabs, for posting pictures. I really enjoy seeing Clematis growing through bushes. Unfortunately, I have little space in my garden to raise large shrubs and trees.

On the obelisk I have two clematis: Pohjanael and Sir Trevor Lawrence.

    Bookmark   December 22, 2013 at 6:53PM
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dbarron(z7_Arkansas)

Wow (esp on Wada's Primrose)

    Bookmark   December 30, 2013 at 9:57AM
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roseberri, z6(6)

had a tough year but some nice blossoms here and there. this is Omoshiro

    Bookmark   January 7, 2014 at 2:14PM
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roseberri, z6(6)

your pictures are so lovely pmermakov, and nhbabs, many of my clematis are second year or newer, and some of my older ones I had just moved and they are still getting up to speed.the picture shows Gipsy Queen and New dawn rose.

    Bookmark   January 7, 2014 at 3:10PM
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roseberri, z6(6)

this is Fascination

    Bookmark   January 7, 2014 at 3:15PM
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roseberri, z6(6)

Daniel Deronda, just got this one.

    Bookmark   January 7, 2014 at 3:18PM
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roseberri, z6(6)

Claire DeLune, I've had this for several years but just moved it to a better spot last year.

    Bookmark   January 7, 2014 at 3:21PM
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roseberri, z6(6)

last one I promise, the President.

    Bookmark   January 7, 2014 at 3:30PM
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mnwsgal 4 MN(4)

Proteus spring 2012

Florida Seiboldi 2012 in large pot

Perrin's Pride 2012

Miss Bateman 2012

Elsa Spath 2012

Fireworks 2012

Barbara Jackman, Perrin's Pride, Snow Queen, Fireworks, Ernest Markham 2012

    Bookmark   January 22, 2014 at 6:33PM
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mnwsgal 4 MN(4)

roseberrie, your Omishiro looks lovely. I have one in my holding bed to plant this spring. Would you please share your plant's siting. It seems to be doing very well there.

    Bookmark   January 23, 2014 at 7:47PM
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mnwsgal 4 MN(4)

It has been fun to look at my clematis photos of the past few years during this extremely cold weather and see how they have grown and increased in blooms.

Enjoyed seeing all of your photos. The Candy Apple iris brings out the center coloring of Multi-blue nicely. I am just beginning to try clematis in shrubs and was good to see how one looks in a hydrangea.

Here are some others from my gardens:

'Bourbon' 2013

'Piilu" (Little Duckling) 2013

'Warsaw Nike & 'Blue Angel' 2013

'Purple Pleno' 2013

'Inspiration" 2013

'Elsa Spath' & 'Gravety Beauty' 2013

'Mme Julia Correvon' 2013

'Rouge Cardinal', 'Rhapsody', 'Ernest Markham', 'Hagley', 'Pink Fantasy' 2013

This post was edited by mnwsgal on Sat, Jan 25, 14 at 21:32

    Bookmark   January 24, 2014 at 6:33PM
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memama_gayle(z8 NC)

All the clematis photos are beautiful!! But I have an OT question for pmermakov ...What is the bulb plant that is growing with Pink Champaign? The spikey pink. Love it! Thanks

    Bookmark   January 25, 2014 at 7:23PM
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roseberri, z6(6)

mnwsgal, sorry, I've been away hope you see this! my Omoshiro is in full sun , and so far it has been very happy!

    Bookmark   January 25, 2014 at 11:47PM
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mnwsgal 4 MN(4)

Thanks, roseberrie, it looks very happy there. Can hardly wait to see mine blooming as well. I find its pink blossoms very attractive.

    Bookmark   January 26, 2014 at 2:22AM
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roseberri, z6(6)

you are very welcome, glad to help. Your other clematis are lovely, I especially like your Piilu and the combo in the last picture.
Omoshiro is a lovely clematis and you will be very happy with it, I just let it go on it's own and it very nicely arranged itself on the trellis, but others I seem to need help in get them up there attractively. Maybe it is just because they need to get more established.
roseberri

    Bookmark   January 26, 2014 at 4:25PM
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iris_gal(z9 CA)

The best post ever! Of course my eyes zoomed in on the iris combo. Omoshiro and Perrin's Pride are new names to me. Zowee.

    Bookmark   February 16, 2014 at 10:11PM
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neptune44(6)

Omoshiro

    Bookmark   February 28, 2014 at 2:12AM
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iris_gal(z9 CA)

Thanks Neptune for a look at Omoshiro's massive bloom!

    Bookmark   March 1, 2014 at 7:40PM
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floral_uk z.8/9 SW UK

memama_gayle - I think the bulb with Pink Champagne is Allium schubertii.

Unbelievably healthy looking Clematis everyone! Mine get ravaged by slugs and snails as soon as they start shooting so I don't get anything like this sort of show.

    Bookmark   March 2, 2014 at 5:58AM
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Steve Massachusetts Zone 5b

floral,

There's this product available in the UK, called NemaSlug. It uses predatory beneficial nematodes to control slugs and snails naturally. It might be worth a try if you are having a problem with them.

Most of my clems are young, but I did get a picture of a Serenata bloom.

Steve

    Bookmark   March 2, 2014 at 9:12AM
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neptune44(6)

Tentel

Joan Picton

Nelly Moser

Mrs. Cholmondeley

Vyvyan Pennell

Viennetta

Snow Queen

Piilu

Kakio (Pink Champagn)

The First Lady

Rooran

Rebecca

Purpurea Plena Elegance

Avant Guarde

Omoshiro close-up

    Bookmark   March 2, 2014 at 11:04AM
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mnwsgal 4 MN(4)

Beautiful clematis, Neptune. Please, where are you located in the U.S.?

    Bookmark   March 2, 2014 at 1:59PM
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neptune44(6)

mnwsgal, I live in Sofia, Bulgaria

    Bookmark   March 3, 2014 at 8:37AM
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mnwsgal 4 MN(4)

Thanks, Neptune. Looks like you have a perfect climate for growing clematis. Are the trellis attached to the buildings or self supporting?
I think I will move my Rebecca to a full sun position which may bring out the red coloring like yours.

    Bookmark   March 3, 2014 at 6:04PM
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mnwsgal 4 MN(4)

Steve, thanks for sharing your photo of Serenata. Nice to see a new to me variety. Though clematis are slow to mature the show is worth the wait for me.

    Bookmark   March 4, 2014 at 1:21AM
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pmermakov(Zone 6 (OH))

Thank you everyone for posting such beautiful pictures of clematis on this thread. It has been most enjoyable to help get through these cold winter months.

Here are more of my pictures:

Ashva & Ciccilina:

Piilu:

Patricia Ann Fretwell & Will Goodwin. Here you can see an excellent example on how clematis flowers fade the longer they are open!

Lemon Meringue Rose with Reflections & Md Julia Correvon:

Viticella Clematis: Prince Charles (blue), Royal Velours (wine red) & Maria Cornelia (white):

Avant-Garde:

Md Baron Veillard & Tie Dye:

Barbra Herrington & Luther Burbank:

Polish Spirit Abundance & Royal Velours:

Roguchi

    Bookmark   March 6, 2014 at 12:56PM
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pmermakov(Zone 6 (OH))

The rest of my pictures from last summer:

Blue Angel & Happy Birthday:

Violet & Catherine Clanwilliam:

My garden:

John Howells, Tie Dye, MdBaron & Veillard:

Another garden picture:

Frederyk Chopin:

Mikelite:

Little Mermaid:

Louise Rowe:

    Bookmark   March 6, 2014 at 1:09PM
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aftermidnight Zone7b B.C. Canada

Dr. Ruppel

    Bookmark   March 6, 2014 at 1:19PM
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lesmc

pmermakov, your clematis are amazing. You have a great collection..many I have not seen before. I am curious where you buy your clematis. Can you recommend a mail order site? Can you recommend a fertilizer? All the pictures on this post are breath-taking. A real breath of Spring! Thanks, Lesley

    Bookmark   March 6, 2014 at 5:13PM
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aftermidnight Zone7b B.C. Canada

Silver Moon

    Bookmark   March 6, 2014 at 6:14PM
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davessels

This is one of my favorite clematis posts. I was looking for different structures for clematis and I think this shows just about every way there is to grow them. Beautiful Clematis everyone! Thanks for sharing.

    Bookmark   April 27, 2014 at 12:17PM
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rachel67(z5ME)

What a great thread. I have 3-5 clematis but this inspires me to add one every year. Thanks for sharing such great photos.

    Bookmark   April 29, 2014 at 5:41AM
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Michaela .:. thegarden@902 .:. (Zone 5b - Iowa)

Wow. I have 2 clematis now & this thread made me want to go buy 1 of every kind. You all have some amazing ones. These pictures are gorgeous.

    Bookmark   May 3, 2014 at 12:23AM
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shaz01

OMG ! I'm so envious of all these beauties. Fabulous! Iv never been lucky in the UK with them. Have 2 now in I'm in the States. Not looking that good...fingers crossed they will get better. Do you find buying a bigger plant is the best way to go??

    Bookmark   May 4, 2014 at 3:23PM
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mnwsgal 4 MN(4)

I have bought gallon sized plants for many years as don't want to wait several years for blooms and I have been able to get many on sale for the same or less cost than buying mail order plants. I also buy smaller mail order plants to get varieties that I don't find in my area. And I start clematis seeds and grow on the seedlings knowing that they will take years before much bloom.

I don't buy the very large expensive pots of clematis as would rather buy several gallon sized ones instead.

You have to decide if you have the time to wait for smaller plants to grow and bloom, on an average three years. And how many plants you want and your gardening budget.

I am a collector with over 90 varieties. If I only wanted a few plants I would buy gallon pot plants.

    Bookmark   May 4, 2014 at 4:43PM
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NHBabs(4b-5aNH)

Lesmc - I have many of the same ones as pmermakov, and since I live in a rural area with not a lot of clematis selections at local nurseries, I've gotten most of mine mail order. I have bought from Brushwood Nursery, Hummingbird Farm, and Silver Star Vinery. All the plants I have received from them have been well-grown plants of a size that start blooming the second year in my garden.

    Bookmark   May 4, 2014 at 9:15PM
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davessels

shaz01, you don't say where you are located, and that makes a big difference. Since I am in zone 6 in Texas I have a much longer growing season, and regardless of the size of plant I purchase I have always had blooms the first year. Regardless, it is that three year rule we all talk about. The first year it sleeps, the second it creeps, and the third year it just leaps up the trellis. Many of mine are in the fourth year, and the blooms are just loaded, regardless of how the plant looks. We have had hot dry winds, and the plants don't look great, but they are loaded with blooms. I have blooms on some I have just planted, but the root system on some I ordered were just like a two year old plant. I have had large plants in two gallon pots that have struggled the first year I planted them. I think the variety and location have a lot to do with how well they do. Also consider, sun, part sun ect, which I am still working on. Good luck with yours! Debra

    Bookmark   May 5, 2014 at 1:13AM
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