Clematis forum: Does anyone grow 'Romantika' or 'Negritianka' ?

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Name: Patrick Alan
Toms River, New Jersey (Zone 7a)
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AlanJ
May 24, 2016 5:45 AM CST
I am interested in these two clematis. Does anyone grow them? What is their habit? I've read that 'Romantika' is prone to Mildew. I wanted to check with those that grow it to see if that is indeed the fact. Thanks for any info you can provide.
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Name: Patrick Alan
Toms River, New Jersey (Zone 7a)
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AlanJ
May 24, 2016 12:55 PM CST
Ok. This is the 2nd Thread Posting I have made on the Clematis Forum that has drawn 0 Replies. Thank you all very much. I'm done with this Forum. I wish you all well with your Clematis. Good-bye!
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle ~ Plato

jmallory
May 29, 2016 6:55 AM CST
I grow both of these but one planted Fall of 2014 and one fall of 2005 so it's too early to help much. Negritianka is climbing on John Cabot rose and climbed 6 ft last year and had quite a few blooms. It doesn't seem to be especially bushy and this year it is really taking off Romantika has yet to bloom but the vine seems very vigorous and the stems are thick and sturdy. I live at 4200' elevation so my growing season is short compared to most people but I'm pleased with how well these clems are growing.
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Calif_Sue
Feb 17, 2017 10:32 AM CST

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AlanJ said:Ok. This is the 2nd Thread Posting I have made on the Clematis Forum that has drawn 0 Replies. Thank you all very much. I'm done with this Forum. I wish you all well with your Clematis. Good-bye!


@AlanJ
Just came across this old 2016 thread and I had to comment.

First of all, you did receive replies on your first post in the Clematis forum, you just never came back to comment on it. The thread "Here are PICS of my problem Clematis 'Versailles'" in Clematis forum
And actually I see you have several posts that have replies to them and that you participated in.

Second, you posted at May 24, 2016 3:45 AM PST 6:45 AM your time but about 10 hours later you got upset that you didn't get a reply. Less than a day. This forum isn't as highly trafficked as other and members have busy lives, and maybe some that did see the post don't grow either one so didn't comment.

I grow Clematis 'Romantika', never had any problem with it, it's a favorite.
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