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[Sticky] -- Blooms and Chat! by Calif_Sue Apr 18, 2019 9:51 PM 253
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[Sticky] -- WELCOME! by Calif_Sue Jul 12, 2011 11:18 AM 0
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[Sticky] -- Help us 'grow' the Clematis Database by Calif_Sue Mar 31, 2019 1:10 AM 30
Clematis mayleen by Hsb Apr 16, 2019 8:58 AM 3
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Bad siting for evergreen clematis? by Bonehead Apr 15, 2019 10:55 AM 3
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is this Nelly Moser or dr ruppel or Jubilee by Sheridragonfly Apr 15, 2019 9:53 AM 1
Clematis mayleen by Hsb Apr 10, 2019 6:09 PM 1
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New order for spring 2019 by Nhra_20 Apr 3, 2019 11:49 AM 14
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Pink Clematis by frankrichards16 Apr 2, 2019 4:02 PM 5
This is an Ask NGA question! Clematis by sam_aikens Mar 21, 2019 4:10 AM 3
Does anyone grow 'Romantika' or 'Negritianka' ? by AlanJ Feb 24, 2019 12:01 PM 13
New to growing clematis by RoseBlush1 Jan 30, 2019 6:19 PM 8
Late planting of clematis in Zone 5? by BerkshireBob Nov 10, 2018 6:47 AM 2
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Clematis plants started losing foliage, turned brown and dry by DimaB Oct 27, 2018 11:55 AM 3
Filigree Flora clematis Evipo029 suggested spot by AlexUnder Oct 4, 2018 9:08 PM 13
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Small flowered tulip shape by kniphofia Sep 5, 2018 2:01 AM 1
Shade tolerant clematis by Ganoob Sep 2, 2018 6:24 PM 6
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Clematis 'Ramona' by frankrichards16 Aug 24, 2018 6:04 AM 2
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Clematis hasn't bloomed yet by flukybloom Aug 10, 2018 12:24 AM 5
Brown and then some by frankrichards16 Jun 22, 2018 6:13 AM 10

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Talking about Sweet Autumn Clematis (Clematis terniflora), ILPARW wrote:

A large number of conventional nurseries in the Midwest and East of the US do sell some of this Japanese vine in pots. It is pretty, but it is powerfully aggressive, grows super fast, and is also invasive to wild areas. One plant can self-sow around the yard a lot and into the neighbours' yards also, and the seedlings are not easy to dig out. It does have a stronger fragrance and heavier bloom than the similar, but less aggressive Virgin's-Bower Clematis (Clematis virginiana) that is native to much of the eastern half of the US. I have the latter and she is dioecious, having separate male & female plants, and is not making babies. Check out the entry of Clematis virginiana to see the difference.

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Talking about Sweet Autumn Clematis (Clematis terniflora), scvirginia wrote:

This plant is horribly invasive in our neighborhood in the South Carolina Lowcountry. There is a large bank of plants in an untended wetland area a block away, and I see seedlings all over the neighborhood. We are frequently trying to pry out seedlings from all over our front and back yards, which is very difficult; we don't like to use herbicides.

This is one of my least favorite weeds; Japanese Honeysuckle and Thorny Olive are harder to get rid of, but at least they smell nice.

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Talking about Clematis 'Otto Froebel', scvirginia wrote:

This Clematis hybrid was raised by Victor Lemoine, and introduced in 1869.

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Talking about Clematis (Clematis lanuginosa 'Candida'), scvirginia wrote:

This Clematis hybrid was introduced by Victor Lemoine in 1862, and reported to be a cross between Clematis lauginosa and Clematis patens.

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Talking about Clematis 'Dr. Ruppel', Deebie wrote:

This clematis is fairly easy to grow in my zone 8a SC garden and thrives in full sun. Its blooms do not fade in intense sunshine.

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