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Clematis 8 May

Postby B_BQ » May 08, 2012 8:35 pm

I have several clematis covered in buds, but this is the first one actually blooming.
The beautiful 'Bluebird' Clematis - taken today under overcast skies.
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Re: Clematis 8 May

Postby Eeyore » May 08, 2012 9:16 pm

Nice! I wish mine looked like that but at least it is back.
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Re: Clematis 8 May

Postby Big Smile » May 09, 2012 7:15 pm

My goodness Brenda, thats a lovely Clematis and very early too. Must be an "alpine" variety.At our previous home I had a pink alpine Clematis that bloomed in May.
I also have a Bluebird Cematis but its a summer bloomer.
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Re: Clematis 8 May

Postby Heidi S » May 09, 2012 8:12 pm

Very nice!

I have one too, but I moved it last fall, and it hasn't woken up yet. Mind you it was hailing and snowing for part of the day today, so I haven't been out much either!

We are just getting our first leaves slowly this week. We are told we will be up to 20 degrees this weekend, but today it has only warmed up to 6 so far.

My pink flamingo is greening up right now though - so something's happening.
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Re: Clematis 8 May

Postby styric » May 09, 2012 10:55 pm

My bluebird just opened today :D Before the crocus no less!
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Re: Clematis 8 May

Postby earwig » May 11, 2012 7:13 am

Nice, very nice and all the more so as early. My clematis arn't even thinking of blooming yet.
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Re: Clematis 8 May

Postby orchidguy » May 11, 2012 10:19 am

It is amazing how advanced the growth is in your part of the country. My Bluebird's foliage has just unfurled at this point, and am not expecting bloom for at least another 2 weeks.
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Re: Clematis 8 May

Postby Lizcordysmum » May 12, 2012 11:02 pm

Is most definitely clemmis season here...these guys twine themselves around my heart.

I am thinking it might just be my best season yet, and I grow a lot of them.

Nope, no pictures...you'll have to take my word for it...and show off your own beauties!

(and this one WAS, most definitely!)
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Re: Clematis 8 May

Postby Lizcordysmum » May 12, 2012 11:03 pm

Is most definitely clemmis season here...these guys twine themselves around my heart.

I am thinking it might just be my best season yet, and I grow a lot of them.

Nope, no pictures...you'll have to take my word for it...and show off your own beauties!

(and this one WAS, most definitely!)
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Re: Clematis 8 May

Postby A Closet Canuck » May 17, 2012 8:26 am

Your clemmie is very lush, BBQ. Do you fertilize it? I don't fertilize mine except for compost but wonder if I should be doing so.
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