My first Clematis

Posted by
Don (Spokane, United States) on 6 July 2011 in Plant & Nature.

A clematis vine grows next to my front door. I've been watching the buds get larger and larger until yesterday the first ones opened. It's a fine, annual event that I enjoy each year.

Luke from Spokane Washington, United States

Wonderful plant!

6 Jul 2011 6:43am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Watching,waiting,hoping-all part of being a gardener !

6 Jul 2011 7:51am

Anne from 新加坡, Singapore

Gorgeous colours and star-shaped beauty! Beautiful composition..enjoy the day!

6 Jul 2011 9:27am

Doug Hickok from Charleston, South Carolina, United States

Indeed, a gorgeous photograph with strong color and design. Congratulations with your first clematis :^)

6 Jul 2011 10:57am

peter.K from blue mountains, Australia

like purple velvet, wonderful...

6 Jul 2011 1:05pm

Rick from Toronto, Canada

What a wonderful specimen, and a great POV to share its details with us!

6 Jul 2011 3:49pm

Irene from San Francisco, United States

Great macro shot !

6 Jul 2011 4:04pm

tataray from france, France

Wow Superbe macro que cette fleur...très très belle.)

6 Jul 2011 4:53pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

It's a beauty. A fine photo and good job growing them.

6 Jul 2011 5:22pm

Viewfinder from Bradenton, FL, United States

A really sizzling purple here! Congrats on this first bloom.

6 Jul 2011 6:12pm

Michael Fresh from Chester, United Kingdom

You are lucky to have this marvellous vine; the leaves are nice and sculptured too.

6 Jul 2011 7:11pm

Otto K. from Atlanta, United States

beautiful flower! love the color.

6 Jul 2011 7:12pm

Melocoton from Salamanca, Spain

WOW is fantastic

6 Jul 2011 8:21pm

Thea from Leeuwarden, Netherlands

Beautiful colours and details,I can imagine you enjoyed the moment it openend!

6 Jul 2011 8:58pm

mimicy from Bordeaux, France

Très jolie fleur de clématite superbement capturée ... compliments

6 Jul 2011 9:29pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

Lovely

6 Jul 2011 9:52pm

franz from Baden, Austria

wow, lush and velvety color and texture! i hope you can enjoy this view for a long time now ...

6 Jul 2011 10:30pm

Sam from Chennai, India

Wow ... Gorgeous colours and lovely composition. Excellent. Like it ... :)

7 Jul 2011 3:46am

Candace from Phoenix, AZ, United States

Oh, pretty! It is fun when you get the first blooms on something.

8 Jul 2011 11:13pm

Harry from Apex, United States

Such detail, it seems I could feel the softness of the petal if I touched my screen.

11 Jul 2011 4:51am

Rose from United States

Wow, the petals look like velvet. It is beautiful.

14 Jul 2011 3:47am

rian from vestavia hills, United States

such vivid color.. nicely shot.. :)

17 Jul 2011 2:01pm