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ClaireE's Journal

ClaireE's Journal

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Plant name?

23 August 2012 22:32:41
Plant name?

Plant name?

Would anybody know the name of that plant? I saw it in France, and it was in bloom in July. It's a climber and looks fantastic against all stone houses. Thanks!

 


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J.D. J.D. 23 August 2012 22:37:50

Very pretty, but sorry. Can't help.


BrunoCork BrunoCork 23 August 2012 22:47:33

Campsis radicans :-)


fran m fran m 23 August 2012 23:07:40

Bruno, you always get there first with the ones I know  ;-))  

LOL


Hoeys Hoeys 24 August 2012 10:10:46

Bruno you are good.


ClaireE ClaireE 26 August 2012 21:52:07

Thanks a lot Bruno! And btw I meant it looks fantastic on OLD stone houses :-) All of them also I guess... I've never seen it around here or even around where I'm from in France, I really like it.


Rachel Rachel 09 September 2012 14:48:24

I saw this eveywhere in France too and caught the name when I finally saw it in a garden centre. It is just gorgeous. Maybe I should have bought one but I was afeared of its lack of hardiness.


ClaireE ClaireE 09 September 2012 18:19:11

The place where I saw it is in the centre of France, south of Clermont-Ferrand, where they have really harsh winters, sometimes as cold as -20ºC according to what they told us, so I think it must be hardy because it was growing nearly wild on some houses. But I think it must also need heat and lots of sun, which may be the problem here. I was also very tempted to get one myself!


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