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Clematis "Freckles" in flower so early??

imageThis plant is in a fairly sheltered courtyard, so it is spared the worst of any wild weather. [Snails obviously like the favourable conditions too!].


  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Posts: 86,055

    My 'Freckles' has been flowering on and off almost all year image

    Gardening in Central Norfolk on improved gritty moraine over chalk ... free-draining.

  • Great picture, great plant.

  • Thanks for your comments AYM, DoveFA & RichardH: I've had the plant for about 5 years now - I just leave it alone & it seems happy to 'romp' around the shady side of the yard using several very large potted shrubs for support - myrtle, griselinia, phormium, azalea, verbena etc...Btw: I've noticed that the similarly located Jasmine is also beginning to flower for the second time this year (spring to early summer is more usual, I believe??).

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