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Clematis 'Venosa Violacea'

Viticella Group clematis

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Plant type

Deciduous climber

Flower colour






Skill level


Clematis 'Venosa Violacea'

Plant details

Raised in France in the 1800s, 'Venosa Violcea' holds its own against the modern varieties and has been give then Royal Horticultural Society's prestigious Award of Garden Merit (AGM) in recognition of its outstanding excellence. It has attractive nodding white flowers which are strongly edged in deep purple. This late flowering clematis looks lovely scrambling through trees and shrubs in full sun or partial shade.

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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