The first day opened. The stamens will get yellow/gray as the flower ages.
planted last fall
pic taken at Devon Nursery Blenhiem NZ
Clematis 'Polish Spirit' Seward, Alaska. August 2004.
Container grown for 2 years, full sun, fast growing.
Three, 4 year old vines on a 3 ft. wire mesh fence. Started from cuttings.
Two year 'Polish Spirit' Clematis growing on our front porch railing. One of my favorite plants in the garden just for the quanity of blooms.
Polish Spirit Clematis in full bloom May 2007 near Portland Oregon
Polish Spirit Clematis - May 2007
planted last fall in zone 6
A blooming machine. This is one clematis that everyone should have.
From my deck, the plant is about 5 years old, and was cut down last year in a weeding mistake. These suckers are hardy.
growing in my sister's garden in st. louis, MO. (her picture used with permission)