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Name: Michele Roth
N.E. Indiana - Zone 5b
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Apr 22, 2012 2:35 PM CST
Nice bit of useful re-purposing for the clematis, and a very pretty scene! Thumbs up
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Name: Char
Vermont (Zone 4b)
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Apr 23, 2012 6:23 AM CST
Thank you, Chelle! Always fun explaining to visitors what it used to be. The biggest problem was finding a vine to grow and cover the 10 foot dish on top of the 8 foot pole and survive a zone 4 winter. Clematis tangutica has worked much better than I first thought it would and with the added interest of the sead heads later in the fall, a fun and unexpected bonus.
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Apr 23, 2012 5:50 PM CST

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Well shoot, I am going to have to get another dish! I like this 'mushroom' 'umbrella' look~ I have one on 4 poles as a pergola over a bench, (as seen in my blog) it's going to take a while before the crossvine and honeysuckle grow up and over it.
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