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First flowers..

chico2
May 11th, 2006, 04:11 PM
Other than my tulips,the Magnolia,Forsythia and a whie flowering bush,these are the first flowers blooming in my perennial garden...the Lilac bush is just opening too:thumbs up

chico2
May 11th, 2006, 04:12 PM
and the Bleeding heart...

glasslass
May 14th, 2006, 08:29 PM
Oh Chico! The Bleeding Hearts are beautiful. My cousin just thinned her Bleeding Hearts and gave me 3 plants which I put in a basket shaped planter. They seem to be doing well. Now I can't wait for them to bloom. I've never had them before.

At first I thought the first picture was Clematis. Beautiful!

Here is a pix of my Clematis.

chico2
May 15th, 2006, 07:12 AM
Glasslass,your Clematis is beautiful,I have 3 in different colours growing on my fence,but mine are of course not blooming yet..soon though.
Here's a pic of one,my largest from last year..

AliSam
May 15th, 2006, 10:10 AM
I have Clematis too. It doesn't seem to be doing anything right now.

chico2
May 15th, 2006, 11:45 AM
AliSam,The Clematis needs to be cut down to about 1-2 feet early spring,but you probably already know that..yours should be showing new leafs and buds by now,depending on where you live.

AliSam
May 15th, 2006, 02:41 PM
Thanks Chico, I will keep an eye on them over the next couple of days. There very well maybe some buds on them.