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n Latin name:
Clematis virginiana L.; part used: leaves (fresh); uses: migraines, epidermal maladies, hypertension; is used rarely; precautions: pregnancy, lactation, children, patients with vasculitis; can cause mucous irritation, upset stomach, colic, diarrhea, dizziness, seizures, disorientation, death (rare). Also called
Devil's darning needle, old man's beard, traveler's joy, vine bower, and


a genus of the plant family Ranunculaceae; contains toxin protoanemonin causing anorexia, thirst, violent diarrhea, convulsions when ingested, lacrimation, rhinorrhea when inhaled, vesication when rubbed on; includes C. aristata, C. glycinoides, C. microphylla, C. vitalba (travellers' joy).
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A great colourful alternative to the usual climbers, magnificent flowers smother the clematis in late spring and a glossy green foliage lasts until November.
To order by post, make cheques payable to 'Mirror Garden' and send to: Mirror Clematis Offer (DM31375), 14 Hadfield Street, Old Trafford, Manchester, M16 9FG.
Showing me around his impressive clematis nursery on the Channel Island of Guernsey, the framework is already in place.
It's a contemporary seashore scene featuring undulating metal frames which will be adorned with 'waves' of white and blue clematis, featuring a montage of more colourful varieties below.
Clematis is especially useful for giving shrubs, especially roses, a floral cloak.
He has excelled in the breeding and development of more than a hundred clematis cultivars.
Early-season clematis such as alpina and macropetala, with their bushy habits, are naturally suited to training up and masking the bare stems of climbing and rambler roses.
The consultation is work on the parking clematis and for the creation of a public garden, Jean Avenue Herminier La Garde.
Key Words: Clematis, Palynology, anatomy, systematic significance.
The hybrids of Clematis viticella, a species native to parts of southern Europe from Italy eastwards to Greece and Iran have smaller, but more numerous flowers than the large flowered hybrids and they flower later in the season, from July to mid August, and so fill the floral famine in the 'summer gap'.
The winner will sign a five-year lease at 218 Clematis Street, one year of which is rent free, get advertising and marketing help, consulting and access to a loan.