RE: Odd occurrences
IMHO, this is the year for shrubs here... mine have been outstanding, so
thinking it applies to most of those type plants. Most plants will
attempt to resituate themselves for there needs... so yep, thinking the
cloudiness of late made the clematis head in the direction you wanted.
I constantly find things in the strangest places. Not unusual here.
Things move from the back yard to the front all the time. I attribute
most of this to birds and other wildlife here.
I am gald to here that your clematis does well on a chain link fence. I
planted a few where I wanted to block my neighbors view. They are
starting to fill out and hopefully will do that by next year. I was
worried that the fence would get to hot and burn them out.
> About 13 years ago I planted 2 clematis on chain link fence. This is
> just an "arm" of fence; The neighbor's fence t's into mine, but mine
> continues a couple feet to it's last post. The fence runs east to
> the arm being at the east end, with full southern exposure - nothing
> the way. I always wanted the vines to grow to the west , continuing
> the fence after the t or at least to head south on the neighbor's
> But they always mounded on themselves and, if anything were inclined a
> bit to the east. This year, though, they are traveling west, all on
> their own, and a few have even headed south on the neighbor's fence.
> Why? A friend suggested that because it's been so dreary, no sun,
> more readily followed what little light we got as the sun headed west.
> But it's not the first dreary spring. any ideas? Another happy
> Asarum europaeum. I have a small colony that I thinned out a couple
> ago that has thickened right up again. Have had the plants about 10
> years. This year I am finding seedlings in all the strangest places.
> Some are about 15 -20 ft away, but other I've found are a good 50 feet
> from the plants. Is this normal? I also just found corydalis
> in front of the house when the only plant I had was way out back.
> Interesting..... Kitty
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