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  • noun Plural form of clematis.


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  • Actinidia, akebia, wistaria, roses, dutch-man's pipe, and clematis are to be recommended; the large-flowered clematises, however, are more valuable for their bloom than for their foliage (_C. paniculata, _ and the native species are better for covering porches).

    Manual of Gardening (Second Edition) 1906

  • The clematises have wound their way up into the elms.

    A Love Episode ��mile Zola 1871

  • The clematises, tropæolums, solanums, gloriosa lilies among leaf-climbing plants; the bignonias, cobæas, bryonies, vines, passion flowers, and other tendril-bearing plants; the ivy, and other root and hook climbers were carefully studied; and botanists for the first time realised fully the advantages which climbing plants possess in the struggle for existence.

    Life of Charles Darwin 1870

  • Nancy J. Bond said this on June 2, 2008 at 11:16 am | Reply mo-om, can i p-lease have some of you clematises? i have lots of fences and supports for them to grow on. they’re soooo pretty. love, son. brokenbeat said this on June 2, 2008 at 12:25 pm | Reply

    Clems, Roses and Good Things Coming To An End « Fairegarden 2008

  • Jane Marie said this on June 2, 2008 at 5:41 pm | Reply i guess i’ll just have to buy my own clematises. shucks.

    Clems, Roses and Good Things Coming To An End « Fairegarden 2008


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