Usage examples for clematis

  1. The Clematis is always effective and is the best vine of medium growth in existence. – Garden Ornaments by Mary H. Northend
  2. He came out from his house, which was overgrown with honeysuckle and clematis, and he looked up the stream and down the stream, and then at the weir over which the water tumbled and roared; he saw that everything was all right after its night's rest. – Littlebourne Lock by F. Bayford Harrison
  3. " Far and far away," said the dainty little maiden, " All among the meadows, the clover and the clematis, Daisies and kingcups, and honeysuckle- flowers." – Literature for Children by Orton Lowe
  4. The moonlight and the clematis which a moment before had been so full of mysterious meaning were suddenly emptied of all significance. – Notwithstanding by Mary Cholmondeley
  5. The villa itself, which seemed, indeed, more like a palace, was covered with vivid purple clematis, and from the open door of the winter- garden, which was built out from the front of the place in a great curve, there came, as he drew near, a bewildering breath of exotic odours. – Mr. Grex of Monte Carlo by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  6. She was tall and beautiful, and her robes were as green as the grass in the gully, while her crown was all of starry white clematis flowers. – The Sun's Babies by Edith Howes
  7. 6. Clematis is better. – Clematis by Bertha B. Cobb Ernest Cobb
  8. In the mossy turf which bordered it, beds of violets, pink daisies, and lilies of the valley, sent forth a cloud of perfume, and on the large forest trees hung festoons and garlands of the honeysuckle and the clematis; so that the Mare and the surrounding foliage, would, seen from above, have appeared like a large well with leafy walls, or an immense emerald, which some spirit of the air, returning from a marriage of the gods, had inadvertently dropped on his way home. – Le Morvan, [A District of France,] Its Wild Sports, Vineyards and Forests; with Legends, Antiquities, Rural and Local Sketches by Henri de Crignelle
  9. Moreover, the British traveler, remembering the deliciously fragrant blue violets he left at home, covering every grassy slope and meadow bank in spring, and the wild clematis, or traveler's joy, overrunning hedges and old walls with its white, sweet- scented blossoms, and finding the corresponding species here equally abundant but entirely scentless, very naturally inferred that our wild flowers were all deficient in this respect. – A Year in the Fields by John Burroughs
  10. Creepers flecked the mellow brick front of the old house with sprays of tender leaves; purple clematis hung from a trellis; and lichens tinted the low terrace wall with subdued coloring. – Ranching for Sylvia by Harold Bindloss
  11. Saidie enjoyed these days beyond everything, and would sit singing at the foot of a palm, weaving a garland of white clematis for Hamilton's handsome head as it rested on her lap. – Six Women by Victoria Cross
  12. Why Clematis, this will never do! – Clematis by Bertha B. Cobb Ernest Cobb