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Old 04-10-2009, 11:14 AM   #1
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I was out driving around and found this clematis. First thoughts were that they bought it from some nursery growing them down south since there is nothing in bloom in my area. When I got up close it was fake. Like the fake flowers they place at graves. This fake was really a good fake if you have to feel it to make sure. We should get companies to sell fake invasives. No fuss no muss and no wasting water. Just what some homeowners want.
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Old 04-10-2009, 04:28 PM   #2
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I agree, appears to be a superior specimen of "Faux Clematis". Good catch!

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Old 04-10-2009, 08:35 PM   #3
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A superior specimen indeed. Figure that sat out there since at least last year. No fade on it at all. Fake flowers have come along way since the plastic ones of the 50's.
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Old 04-10-2009, 08:38 PM   #4
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Since it's a fantastic speciman, could you start me a cutting?
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Old 04-10-2009, 08:41 PM   #5
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Oh sure. I can tell you it won't end up being one of those cuttings that droops and dies in 72 hours.
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Old 04-10-2009, 08:44 PM   #6
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That's because you have such a green thumb.
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