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By canadanna
May 25, 2013

It would seem that clems would not fit into my gardening style of naturalized settings with easy-care adapted and native plants. The fact that I can grow them should encourage you if you want to try them. My experience is in a warm southern climate, so the bloom times are generally better in the spring and fall.

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Name: Betsy
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piksihk
May 24, 2013 7:23 PM CST
Thanks, Anna, for writing this article on one of my favorite vines. It's great to have so many clematis lovers sharing their experience growing these lovely plants. I started with Jackmanii, Ville d'Lyon, and sweet autumn. I am founding out that there are so many clems just waiting for me to add to my collection.
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goldfinch4
May 25, 2013 1:52 AM CST
Anna, I can relate to the sentimental part of growing Clematis jackmanii. Every time I see one it reminds me of my Grandma. Lovey dubby Nice article, and you have a beautiful collection of clematis too.
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Name: Vickie
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blue23rose
May 25, 2013 6:53 AM CST
Great article and lovely photos! What a winning combination:) I only have a few clematis and am still learning a lot. Thanks!
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Name: Anna
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canadanna
May 26, 2013 6:59 AM CST
It is a learning curve. These vines don't follow all the rules!

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