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Cloncaw's Journal

Cloncaw's Journal

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Josephine

10 June 2011 07:46:53
Josephine

Josephine

This is clematis Josephine has been putting on quite a show, the flowers open first with dark petals then slowly the centres start to unfurl, gradually the petald die back and the centres fully open remind me of a pom pom. Posted up a journal on the 1st May when Josephine first started to open has to be the best performer for length of time in flower and survived the severe winds as she is tucked in the corner of the terrace climbing through japonica and the unflowering wisteria.


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Monkells Monkells 10 June 2011 08:04:16

That is a beautiful one Geraldine!!! Pom poms is a perfect discription!!

 


Moya Moya 10 June 2011 08:47:06

Lovely clematis and great performer.


Hoeys Hoeys 10 June 2011 09:11:17

Lovely Clematis Geraldine.


Clara Clara 10 June 2011 09:28:58

Nice and colourful still Geraldine it is flowering for ages. Hope mine does as well.


Myrtle Myrtle 10 June 2011 17:53:26

No wonder Clare wanted to get one.


ladygardener ladygardener 10 June 2011 19:44:08

Thats a beautiful one I love flowers you want to touch and a great tip on length of flowering as some clematis only bloom for such a short period.


andyf7 andyf7 11 June 2011 00:09:18

looking very fresh, and your pom pom description was spot on.


Scrubber Scrubber 11 June 2011 17:58:40

If I werent such a competent clematis killer i would try for that one! Lovely meeting you at last and thank you very much for the poppies with which I was delighted!Hope you got home safely. A long drive!


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