Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Wordless Wednesday

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  1. There's the Quebec Alpine & Rock Garden Society, but I don't know if they run hypertufa workshops. Will have to investigate! I have been researching how to build them, but would much rather buy them. I'm lazy that way :)

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  2. There's the Quebec Alpine & Rock Garden Society, but I don't know if they run hypertufa workshops. Will have to investigate! I have been researching how to build them, but would much rather buy them. I'm lazy that way :)

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  3. I've been buying them so far, but the Calgary Rock and Alpine Garden Society does run workshops to build your own. Assume you have similar in Montreal?

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  4. Thanks! Been following your site for a while and in fact it has inspired me to give growing alpines a try! Did you make your own hypertufa troughs?

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  5. After a couple of days of poking around the Clematis site ... I give up! For now, I'm happy to know it's a clematis :)

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  6. Beautiful blue. Always nice to meet another balcony gardener.

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  7. Could it be Lady Northcliffe? You mentioned it's a little bluer in the photo than its true colour.
    http://www.clematis.hull.ac.uk/new-clemdetail.cfm?dbkey=489

    If you like, you can do your own searches using this page:
    http://www.clematis.hull.ac.uk/new-clempicsearch.cfm

    I'm not a clematis expert but in past years, I grew several varieties on my balcony. I miss them...but the space is better used for edible crops.

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  8. Hello, again. I think this may be _the_ resource to use to ID this -- or any -- clematis:
    http://www.clematis.hull.ac.uk/index.cfm
    You can search by tepal colour and anther colour. So I'll put in blue and white and see what comes back.
    I really should be making up seed order lists but...this is a fun diversion & I won't rest until I provide you with some possibilities.

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  9. Please do! I have been trying to figure this out for a while. I also have a picture of the leaves; will this help?

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  10. Oh boy. I feel bad about this one since the colour balance is off in this picture, and I haven't colour-corrected it! It's a bit bluer than I would like due to my silly cameraphone's light sensor being on the fritz!

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  11. Jo-FluidityofTimeApril 7, 2011 at 1:52 PM

    Beautiful photo! The color is amazing.....

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  12. Gorgeous! I'm going to have to consult my Raymond Evison clematis book to determine which one this is. Just the kind of mystery I love to solve.

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