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Clematis 'Venosa Violacea'

Viticella Group clematis

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Plant type

Deciduous climber

Flower colour






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Clematis 'Venosa Violacea'

Plant details

Clematis 'Venosa Violcea' bears attractive nodding white flowers which are strongly edged in deep purple. It looks lovely scrambling through trees and shrubs, and may also be trained up an obelisk. A viticella clematis, it shows good resistance to clematis wilt.

Grow Clematis 'Venosa Violcea' in moist but well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. Falling into Pruning Group Three, simply cut stems back to around 30m before growth resumes in spring.

Family: Ranunculaceae

Genus: Clematis

Cultivar: Venosa Violacea

Plant type: Deciduous climber

Flower colour: Purple

Foliage colour: Mid-green

Feature: Flowers

Sun exposure: Full sun, Partial shade

Soil: Well-drained/light, Clay/heavy, Chalky/alkaline, Dry

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Experienced

Height: 300cm

Spread: 90cm

Flowering period: July to September

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