Saturday, June 16, 2012

Grandma's Clematis

This clemitas, is a very special clematis. You see this was my grandma's. She got it about 30 years ago while living in Denver. The Rockies region must have not been the best place to grow one, because she nutured, and spent a lot of time keeping it alive. Then she moved to live in New Mexico and brought it with her. Again this reagion was not easy to grow one either, but she planted it and continued to nuture it and it flourished. After she passed, my Mom took it and transplanted to there different place of living when thy downsized for retirement. Then finally about three years ago my Mom brought it all the way from New Mexico to our place in Oregon. Let me tell you, clematis love the Pacific Northwest! Every year it just gets bigger, better, and more brilliant. This means a lot to me.....

3 comments:

Patrica said...

A wonderful and beautiful reminder of your grandmother and now your mother. perseverance and patience pays off.

Dar said...

It is beautiful. I'm not having good luck with mine in MO, but I will persevere and hope it pays off as well as your grandmothers.

Yesteryear Embroideries said...

Just love reading this. This is the same way as my Grandmother's Lantana.