Today's bloom is Clematis 'Mayleen' (Clematis )

Bloom of the Day for January 10th, 2013:

Type of plant: Vines and Climbers

Bloom color: Pale Pink, Lavender

Bloom time of year: Late Spring/Early Summer

Sun requirements: Full Sun, Sun to Partial Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 6a to Zone 9b

Height: 20-30 ft. (6-9 m)

Spacing: 4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m), 6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

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pirl wrote:
Beautiful. I'd love to have one but I understand they are huge (I already have Grandiflora) and I doubt it would have sufficient support for the spot where I'd want it to grow.

petralittledog wrote:
Thought of you when I choose this one. Clematis are another of my 'favorites' and this one seems extra beautiful.

pirl wrote:
Thanks. We were just writing about this one on the Clematis Forum so it's very timely. Maybe I'll go out now and see if I can fit it in against the shed (aka - here comes trouble).

saya wrote:
What's so wonderful of Mayleen is its vanilla scent..I love it. Pirl, I have it growing on a wall now that is'nt so big (9ft x 6ft) also. The space might be a little taller for it, but I find it not rampant and very easy to control. After flowering during the season I trim it a bit to keep it tidy. It keeps reblooming a little after the first flush in may. Saya

pirl wrote:
Thank you, Saya. I discovered a spot devoid of clematises so Mayleen may fill that spot.