Definition of 'clematis'
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Example sentences containing 'clematis'
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The stonework could be wonderfully softened with climbing roses and clematis. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Any early flowering clematis that has completely outgrown its spot can be cut down too. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Growing Most clematis are undemanding plants that will thrive in any sunny situation. Times, Sunday Times (2007)THE time to prune early flowering clematis is just after the blooms have finished. The Sun (2010)We are used to pairing clematis with roses, but there are hundreds of other combinations to be explored. Times, Sunday Times (2008)If you are planting between shrubs, the clematis ought to stand just outside the canopy of the surrounding shrubs. Times, Sunday Times (2015)You can plant clematis at pretty much any time of year, but here are some tips to keep them happy. Times, Sunday Times (2015)To keep mice off new clematis, plant it with its stems coming through a plastic collar, made by cutting the top and bottom off a lemonade bottle. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Used Occasionally. clematis is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'clematis'
British English: clematis NOUN
A clematis is a type of flowering shrub which can be grown to climb up walls or fences.
Definition of clematis from the Collins English Dictionary
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