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Ordered my first clematis - how did I do?

Posted by njmomma z6 NJ (My Page) on
Tue, Apr 27, 10 at 9:40

I ordered from Brushwood as they had very good reviews. I didn't know about Silver Star Vinery but I'm glad I didn't because I would have stayed up all night trying to choose from them - much bigger selection than Brushwood.

I ordered two H F YOUNG and one BLUE ANGEL.

I was only going to order 1 of each, but they had a special with $5 off 3 plants and only $10 shipping on all orders which I thought was fabulous.

Silver Star Vinery describes H F Young as a pale blue and Brushwood describes it as a true blue and the pics I googles showed it as a true blue, not pale. What should I expect? Does it fade in the sun?

So, did I choose well? I'll probably order shades of pink next time if I can find some that don't need full sun.

~Natanya


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RE: Ordered my first clematis - how did I do?

Pinks don't usually need full sun and it keeps them from fading.

I have seen HF Young in person and I do not consider it true blue but it is very pretty.


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RE: Ordered my first clematis - how did I do?

I called and added Comtesse de Bouchard instead of 2 HF Youngs. I'm so excited!


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RE: Ordered my first clematis - how did I do?

You will Love "Comtesse de Bouchard" she is a champ in my gardens and a wonderful pruning group 3!!..You just can't go wrong with Dan's clematis for the price and the size..you just can't beat his expertise' at clematis...and he backs his clematis!!..He has a large selection but sold out of so much as he is moving his home and nursery to another state...do follow him on facebook...Jeanne


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