This one looks like a hybrid of clematis armandii. The clematises here have names that are very different from the usual English names. In the past weeks, every sort of clematis has gone on sale, with photos of every sort of colour and doubles, semi doubles, to singles, all number of petals and bell-shaped to star-shaped ones. The bright yellow or lemony yellow ones and crimson red ones are novelties this year.
Cat in a Hat, Sam I Am … Would you like a ham, would you, would you? Doesn’t this heading sound like it came from those books? Well I couldn’t think of anything. I’d already posted Clematis Clout and Clamour for this Clematis. There are more than 400 species of clematises, follow the links below to more fascinating info about the plant.
Howells’ Gardeners’ Classification of Clematis
Pruning the Twelve Groups of Clematis
Round the Year Care of Clematis
Five Ways of Combining Roses and Clematis
Twelve Easy Combinations of Roses and Clematis
Exploding Myths About Clematis
Clematis for North Facing Walls
John Howells’ Work on Stem Rot (Clematis Wilt)
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