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Clematis alpina 'Francis Rivis'


Clematis alpina 'Francis Rivis' (Clematis alpina)



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Another lovely alpine clematis, Spritz.

1 Apr, 2011

 

Thanks - I do love Clematis. Are you planning to have any in your made-over garden?

2 Apr, 2011

 

Oh definitely, Spritz. We have a wire fence at the back end of the garden and I will have some clematis planted up there and likely will put some against the fencing as well. There are various species that flower at different times and some that are evergreen from what I've read on GoY so I will aim for a variety.

Other climbers as well...winter jasmine, ivy, rambling rose are a few I am considering. Cant wait to begin it all...a few more weeks yet....exercising my patience to the max!

2 Apr, 2011

 

If you want any advice, give me (or Karen) a yell. I'm sure we can help.

3 Apr, 2011

 

Thank you...I will remember your offer of advice, Spritz. It is such a bonus to belong here and be offered so much help and encouragement....and I'm certain to need it once I begin buying plants in larger quantities :)

3 Apr, 2011

 

Well - you only have to ask. :-)

3 Apr, 2011

 

I have just found a bloom on a clematis which I planted a couple of years ago. It certainly looks like one of the alpinas - I will take a photo and see what you think:)

4 Apr, 2011

 

OK. I can't promise an ID, but of course I'll take a look. :-) I've got several Clem. books, so we might be able to find out what it's called.

5 Apr, 2011

 

Clematis alreay! I have one alpina almost in flower...not yet though!

6 Apr, 2011

 

Ah - you've just answered my question. I thought you probably had some early-flowering Clems. :-)

7 Apr, 2011

 

Yes, I have four alpinas. Macropetala, Willy, Tage Lundell and Rosy Pagoda.

7 Apr, 2011

 

Thanks Spritz, so far there has only been one flower on this one. I was hoping for another one to open. - will take a pic if one does:)

10 Apr, 2011

 

fantastic plants/flowers/photos Spritz

11 Apr, 2011

 

LOL. What - all of them, Yorks? Thank you. :-)

12 Apr, 2011

 

yes Spritz all of them,

12 Apr, 2011

 

:-D)

12 Apr, 2011



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