I grow several Clematis vines, but by far, the Daniel Deronda Clematis – the one that wouldn’t grow the first three years that I had it, is by far and large the most beautiful clematis that I grow and perhaps that I’ve ever set eyes on.
This is not the best photo, but this was the first bloom and I just had to show you it’s lovely velvet like textured petals.
The petals feel thick and as I said they are very much like feeling velvet material. Most of the other clematis that I grow have very thin petals. This is quite an unusual and spectacular clematis.
I have a great photo that shows the texture of the petals over at my photoblog Breath of Life if you’d like to see that as well.
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