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FIVE-LEAF AKEBIA

Published: 06 May 2020, 17:40

I'd like to draw the attention of the garden enthusiasts to this interesting though still rarely encountered climber, valued chiefly for its leaves, but having also very unusual flowers and fruits that are often overlooked since they are not easil...

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IVY – HEDERA HELIX

Published: 06 May 2020, 17:38

On December days its deep green foliage stood out against bare stems of other plants. In autumn, though in full bloom, it was lost among the colorful leaves of surrounding trees and shrubs. Jacek Borowski The umbels of its greenish-yellow fl...

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MAGNOLIA VINE

Published: 06 May 2020, 17:34

Schisandra chinensis - Magnolia vine is a valuable climbing plant originating from China, Korea, and Siberia, grown for ornamental and medicinal purposes as well as for consumption. Its main attraction are bright red, round berries. Szczepan Ma...

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ORIENTAL BITTERSWEET – CELASTRUS

Published: 06 May 2020, 17:31

Oriental bittersweet is the most valuable climbing plant with ornamental fruit. It is generally hardy, undemanding and vigorous in habit, which makes him well worth of any gardener's interest. Szczepan Marczyński Celastrus is a member of the...

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CLIMBING HYDRANGEA – HYDRANGEA ANOMALA SUBSP. PETIOLARIS

Published: 06 May 2020, 17:29

Climbing Hydrangea is in my opinion one of the most attractive climbing plants. Although to date rarely cultivated in Poland, it makes a spectacular display, for instance in SGGW (Warsaw Agriculture University) Arboretum in Rogów, climbing up the ...

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ALPINE CLEMATIS – CLEMATIS ALPINA

Published: 06 May 2020, 17:28

In April, particular attention should be drawn to Clematis alpina (Alpine Clematis) whose flamboyant blossoming announces the coming of the Spring. The species belongs to Ranunculaceae (the Buttercup Family). Szczepan Marczyński Alpine Clematis ...

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CLEMATIS ‘BILL MACKENZIE’ FROM THE TANGUTICA GROUP

Published: 06 May 2020, 17:25

What makes Clematis 'Bill MacKenzie' worth cultivating is the fact that it remains attractive until late autumn and winter, adding interest to the garden. It's a vigorous vine using petioles (leaf stalks) to wrap around the supports. Szczepan...

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CLEMATIS ‘EMILIA PLATER’

Published: 06 May 2020, 17:23

Clematis 'Emilia Plater' from the Viticella Group was awarded the "Certificate of Merit 2002" by the British Clematis Society. 'Emilia Plater' was the only clematis to receive this award in 2002. Szczepan Marczyński Since 1995 in the sout...

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CLEMATIS FLORIDA AND ITS CULTIVARS

Published: 06 May 2020, 17:21

The exquisite form and striking beauty of the unusual flowers of Clematis florida and its cultivars have a captivating charm that leaves no one untouched. Yet, the plants are rarely encountered in gardens as they can be quite capricious and not ea...

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SOLITARY CLEMATIS AND THE WHOLE CLEMATIS INTEGRIFOLIA GROUP

Published: 06 May 2020, 17:18

I would like to recommend to all solitary clematis, along with many cultivars and hybrids selected from it. Though still little known, they are very valuable and attractive on the basis of their long and profuse flowering, healthiness, hardiness a...

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CLEMATIS ‘PRAECOX’ FROM THE HERACLEIFOLIA GROUP

Published: 06 May 2020, 17:11

Owing to its non-clinging habit this remarkable clematis makes an excellent subject for ground cover. I would like to encourage everyone to learn about its requirements, history and closest relatives. Szczepan Marczyński Applications. There is...

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CLEMATIS FROM THE TEXENSIS GROUP

Published: 06 May 2020, 16:38

I have yet to meet a garden lover who would not succumb to a bewitching charm of Clematis texensis and its hybrids. Even though I have been growing them for years I still rediscover their beauty again and again. Szczepan Marczyński Clematis ...

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CLEMATIS FROM THE VITICELLA GROUP

Published: 06 May 2020, 16:31

After years of fascination with large-flowered Clematis, recently the small-flowered varieties from the Viticella Group, originating from native to Southern Europe Clematis viticella (Italian Clematis), have finally come up in the world. Szczep...

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BROTHER STEFAN FRANCZAK AND HIS CLEMATIS

Published: 06 May 2020, 16:27

A Jesuit priest from Warsaw, Brother Stefan Franczak, though a world-renowned clematisbreeder, is a man of great modesty and diligence. He first became interested in clematisgrowing back in the 60's. Szczepan Marczyński So far he has rais...

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WHAT DO THE NAMES OF THE POLISH CLEMATIS CULTIVARS MEAN?

Published: 06 May 2020, 16:23

Clematis enthusiasts may be interested in the origin of the names of Polish cultivars, many of these related to the important events in the Polish history and to the famous Poles.  Szczepan Marczyńsk 'Ania' - a diminutive form of the P...

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