The Clematis Pronunciation Debate

By grannysgarden
June 10, 2015

Since this is Celebrating Clematis Week, I thought I would pose a question to all regions that grow and love the plant. How do you pronounce the word "clematis"?

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Avatar for robertdug
Jun 15, 2015 1:44 AM CST
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In England the middle class and the upper class tend to say Klem-uh-tis where as the working class prefer Kle-MAT-is.It shows that the I tip my hat to you. class system is an accurate barometer of your expectations.
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