purpurascens ‘Lansdowne Gem’. And come see us in person. We also grow some American species. Linda Beutler is author of three books about clematis, president of the International Clematis Society, and curator of the Rogerson Clematis Garden collection in the Pacific Northwest, just outside Portland, Oregon. Linda, is the garden open? If you have arrived via bicycle, please walk your bike through the garden. Carol, what…, As part of Virtual Hortlandia 2020, we're doing a series of interviews with participating nurseries so that you can learn more about them and the folks behind them. All Rights Reserved. Clematis in pots at the greenhouse. Remember you are the boss. The often-told saga of the collection’s migration from Manhattan, Kansas, to Oregon reveals a … Imagine a beautiful garden, filled with numerous types of blooming clematis. Twitter Share. Clematis ‘Bijou’ and C. ‘Filigree’ both have large lavender-blue flowers blooming at one to three feet in height. Discover the beauty and mystery of clematis. Rogerson Clematis Garden: Wonderful display garden - See 11 traveler reviews, 9 candid photos, and great deals for Lake Oswego, OR, at Tripadvisor. It is easy care– many clematis are, and it is very responsive to pruning. Located at Luscher Farm, this stunning collection of clematis … Hours for the garden are every day from dawn to dusk. We hope when the park opens that we can open for shopping by appointment at the garden. Clematis in the Rogerson Clematis Collection—be they vines, herbaceous perennials, or shrubs, have an anecdote to share about how they came to be in the gardens at Luscher Farm Park. Hyper-tufa Trough Making (January 15 through February 28/29). Or, better yet, just go to the Rogerson Clematis Garden in West Linn, and experience it for yourself for free.. With its spreading branches and cool shade, this ancient copper beech tree provides the perfect place for a picnic lunch. The Rogerson Clematis Garden at Luscher Farm is open to visitors daily from 8am to dusk and features the most comprehensive collection of clematis within a public garden in North America. Propagation crop. These clematis and their hybrids are accustomed to cold winters and hot summers. Featuring clematis from Poland, Estonia, Russia, Latvia and Lithuania, as well as Russia (at the time of the USSR), the Baltic Border and three Polish beds display cultivars that originated behind “The Iron Curtain”. Clematis sales are online with “coopside pick-up” of pre-ordered plants or onsite in-person shopping on limited days. Harsh weather may stop their flower-fest briefly, but they always bounce back! Comprised of Bed 17. Rogerson Clematis Garden, 125 Rosemont Road, West Linn, OR, 97068, United States. 307 were here. Taking a unique approach, the Rogerson Clematis Garden displays the clematis in a residential setting, providing the opportunity to show how well they combine with other plants. Also don’t be afraid to prune clematis to keep it under control and in its place. The rows are labeled with name of each strawberry grown in that row. Two adjacent island beds, 21 & 22. Known as the “Queen of the Vines”, clematis grow on every continent except Antarctica. This includes Clematis ‘Rebecca’, C. ‘Rosemore’, C. ‘Picardy’ and C. ‘Charmaine’. I think of clematis as sun plants. What a treat! Rogerson Clematis Collection will be at GardenPalooza for the first time and will be bringing lots of plants. Topics are: Starting Clematis from Cuttings (April 15 through June 30), Starting Clematis from Seed (October 1 through November 15). All materials are provided. About 60% of our operating budget comes from plant sales, and since that revenue will be way down this year, growing our membership is very important. All of these will never get too tall, probably no more than six to eight feet. We have very helpful handouts on the website about care and pruning. The greenhouse is currently closed to the public. HPSO's Joanne Fuller interviewed Norm Jacobs from Arbutus Garden Arts and edited the interview for this article: Norm, what is happening at the nursery right now? By The Pecks ... What: A tour of four gardens featuring mature clematis, as well as the Rogerson Clematis Garden. Rogerson Clematis Garden, 125 Rosemont Road, West Linn, OR, 97068, United States 971.777.4394 info@rogersonclematiscollection.org The Rogerson Clematis Garden is located at Luscher Farm, … Linda, is the garden open? Clematis ‘Charmaine’ is described as almost a chinese red, but we will see when they grow side by side which come closest to true reds. Dress for the weather. I have always liked Clematis vines, but after chancing by Rogerson Clematis Garden, I am enthralled. Visitors can park down the street at the nearest church parking lot or at the Palisades Market parking lot and walk from there. This garden celebrates recent introductions from post-WWII, when clematis re-emerged as “the Queen of the Vines.” Located along the driveway entrance, opposite the farmhouse, clematis in this garden are arranged by color along rows of fencing so you can easily see the individual plants and their characteristics. For information about what clematis are available, go to Shop. 98 räägivad sellest. vernayi var. Three island beds are devoted to the Polish Noll and Franczak hybrids, Beds 18-20. The entire Rogerson Clematis Garden is one of the few wholly organic ornamental gardens in a public park in Oregon. The purchasing instructions are on the website. Comprised of Bed 14. They were breeding clematis during the cold war, naming them after Polish heroes, and smuggling them to Britain where they were introduced to the world. The Rogerson Clematis Garden is located at Luscher Farm, part of Lake Oswego's Park and Recreation system, 125 Rosemont Road, West Linn, OR, 97068. Often, you want to grow pale colored clematis in shade, because they look like they glow in the shade, and they can get washed out in full sun. This week Joanne Fuller, co-chair of the Hortlandia Planning Committee, talked with Carol Westergreen at Out in the Garden Nursery in Molalla, OR and edited the conversation for this article. At a minimum, clematis should be deadheaded to encourage rebloom. Sundial in the garden. It is like a very short C.’Mrs. It is here that we prove our claim of having clematis in bloom all year round. Copyright © 2020 Hardy Plant Society of Oregon. We are overflowing with all the…, As part of our series of articles on nurseries participating in Virtual Hortlandia, Lucy Davenport from Bonsai Akira nursery shares her thoughts with us on her nursery and display garden: I opened my bonsai nursery in 2015, to promote the practice of bonsai in the Pacific Northwest. One that will grow almost anywhere is Clematis ‘Pink Fantasy’ which has pale pink flowers with a deeper pink bar with darker anthers. Since clematis don’t necessarily require a trellis, you’ll find them creeping along the ground or scrambling through shrubs and perennials. Curated by the Friends of Rogerson Clematic Collection the garden represents over 850 taxa. Do you have clematis for sale that grow in shade? I have always liked Clematis vines, but after chancing by Rogerson Clematis Garden, I am enthralled. Required fields are marked *. Covering one acre around the historic Luscher Farmhouse and the stately 100-year-old copper beech tree, the Garden’s winding paths lead you into the various display areas, each with a special focus. It’s a wonderful place for the public, as well as avid horticulturalists and plant nerds, to find inspiration and ideas for their own gardens. Surrounding the farmhouse, the Heirloom Garden reflects the time period of this historic building. Our docent-led tour fee is $10 per person with a minimum of 8 people. Periodically throughout the year, the Rogerson Clematis Garden can host private classes as staff time allows. Amateur and professional breeders send clematis seeds and plants here for trials. The Baltic Border is Bed 15. West side farmhouse path. Please obey parking signs, and bring a mask to wear of the garden is busy. The Beech Tree's Garden, has been thoughtfully planted to attract songbirds and hummingbirds, which has earned the designation as a Backyard Bird Habitat by the National Wildlife Federation and certification as a Silver Backyard Habitat by the Audubon Society of Portland and the Columbia Land Trust (Beds 1-4). You can find them on Facebook here. It has sweet small bell shaped pink flowers with yellow interiors. The Founder’s Garden, located around a lovely sundial, contains over 40 of Brewster Rogerson’s favorite clematis, chosen for both aesthetic and sentimental reasons. Dogs or other pets on fixed-length leashes (not retractable leashes) are welcome on our paths. You can find them on Facebook here. Large, small, light and dark, these clematis come in all shapes and sizes. We hope you will enjoy them as you wander among the clematis. Many clematis will grow in some shade. I have always liked Clematis vines, but after chancing by Rogerson Clematis Garden, I am enthralled. The secondary meaning of "antipodes" is contrariness, and it is the contrary nature of the clematis of The Antipodes than necessitated the installation of raised beds for them, to provide slightly higher pH and excellent drainage to assure their health in our wet climate. There’s always something blooming at the Rogerson Clematis Garden. As part of Virtual Hortlandia 2020, we’re doing a series of interviews with participating nurseries so that you can learn more about them and the folks behind them. The 3-acre garden, which is rarely open to the public, is the spotlight of The Friends of the Rogerson Clematis Collection's annual garden tour from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 23. Contained in Bed 23, with an extension added with a Yew hedge (Taxus baccata 'Fastigiata') providing the garden's northwest boundary, in 2014-15, Bed 24. Contained in Beds 1-4. Customers can park very briefly, call us, and volunteers bring the plants to the car. Photojournalist Eric Patterson visited West Linn to take in the sights and sounds of a summer day at the Rogerson Clematis Garden. If you join now as a new member, you will get nineteen months of membership (now through Dec. 2021) for the price of one year of membership. As part of Virtual Hortlandia 2020, we’re doing a series of interviews with participating nurseries so that you can learn more about them and the folks behind them.. Joanne Fuller spoke with Linda Beutler, Curator of the Rogerson Clematis Garden, in Spring 2020 and edited the interview for this article. Joanne Fuller spoke with Linda Beutler, Curator of the Rogerson Clematis Garden, in Spring 2020 and edited the interview for this article. We fertilize our plants in spring with a basic organic rose and flower food– any brand will do. The Rogerson Clematis Garden is located at Luscher Farm: 125 Rosemont Road, West Linn, OR 97068. N. Thompson’ with a reddish-purple stripe on lavender-purple petals. Right now, we are open to foot traffic with no onsite parking. When the Friends group negotiated with the City of Lake Oswego for space, they discovered that a long-held dream of the City’s was to create an antique rose garden around the farmhouse. Pictured here is Clematis tibetana subsp. Some people believe if they become a member they must also volunteer, but that is not the expectation. Rogerson Clematis Collection at Luscher Farm in Lake Oswego. Begun in 1971 and collected over the course of nearly 50 years, this garden represents a unique assortment of clematis displayed among conifers and winter-flowering shrubs to show the vines to their best effect. We will post these changes on the website and Facebook page. Joanne Fuller spoke with Linda Beutler, Curator of the Rogerson Clematis Garden, in Spring 2020 and edited the interview for this article. Visit website for more information and to see what’s currently in bloom. Plants are available for pick up on Wednesday and Friday from 10 am to 2 pm (hours based upon the park rules). The Evison and Marczynski introductions are displayed here in their own rows. Our phone number is 971.777.4394. Private classes cost $25 per person ($10 for any FRCC members in the group). 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Visit www.clematisinternational.com to download your copy of the list. Comprised of Bed 16. The garden has many distinct display areas, as shown in the map above and described below. Clematis sales are online with “coopside pick-up” of pre-ordered plants or onsite in-person shopping on limited days. Suffice it to say, Linda knows from clematis. The greenhouse is currently closed to the public. Many of the Japanese clematis species are woodland plants, blending well with Oregon native flowers and shrubs that provide nectar, berries, and cover for songbirds and hummingbirds. If you do visit, please respect the volunteers by social distancing and wearing a mask if people are around. They are accessible to most people, including those pushing strollers and using walkers or motorized chairs. Pictured here is Clematis ‘Comtesse de Bouchaud’ from 1900, bred in France. This garden is compact, nestled behind a farmhouse on a country road so the many paths winding through beautifully tended displays of the most mind-bogglingly diverse collection of Clematis … C. ‘Fleuri’ has large deep amethyst purple flowers that look like they are made of velvet– you just want to crawl in and lay on it. We believe the city will open the park soon, so folks can more easily visit the garden. Your email address will not be published. Buds and blossoms climb through stalks of lilies and drape over shrubs. Gardeners should read our handout on pruning because the advice about pruning clematis is changing. The list of plants on the website www.rogersonclematiscollection.org is updated regularly, and right now, we have lots of wonderful plants to offer. Contained in Beds 5-13.