One Clematis, Different Flowers

This Jackman Clematis should have five petals.

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Petal numbers mean things in botany.

So when my clematis pulls the old switcheroo, I get a bit miffed.

Many blooms have four petals.

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Some even have six petals.

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I guess the Flower is going to have to go with the flow when it comes to this vine.

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It’s beautiful, no matter the number.

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