Here’s to the misfits, the renegades, the nonconformists . . . those who stand out in the crowd!!  (I’ve deliberately left out mavericks — this noun is forever tainted for me because of past associations with she-who-will-not-be-named.)

One white clematis blossom among its purple neighbors

One white clematis blossom among its purple neighbors

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And to those who prefer to remain hidden among the crowd and behind the scenes.

Purple clematis blossoms

Purple clematis blossoms

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