Monday, May 21, 2012

Blooms in my Backyard


Main Entry: clem·a·tis
Function: noun
: a vine or herb related to the buttercups that has leaves with three leaflets and is widely grown for its showy usually white, red, pink, or purple flowers
    
Main Entry: hon·ey·suck·le
Function: noun
: any of a genus of shrubs having fragrant tube-shaped flowers rich in nectar


Lucky me has both...happily growing along the back fence.
I could pause near this spot all day...admiring the pretty colors and enjoying the sweet fragrance in the air.

UPDATE:  The common name for this Clematis is  "Madame Julia Correvon".


 

4 comments:

LDH said...

Oh, if only my nose could smell what my eyes are seeing! Gorgeous photo, Marie! Beautiful!

Dorthe said...

Dear Marie,
does this beauty have a name? I would love one similar in my garden-
Wonderful photo and colour.
Hugs,Dorthe

Ann said...

very pretty.
Just to let you know the package arrived today safe and sound and it's lovely. Thank you again. I love it.

Scrap for Joy said...

Your clematis is gorgeous Marie! I've never seen one like it. We had a big old purple one for years and then it suddenly died and we haven't replaced it. I love the smell of honeysuckle...such sweetness filling the air. Your garden is looking good!
xoxo