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Clematis ‘Violet Stargazer’

Clematis

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  • Botanical name: Clematis 'Violet Stargazer'
  • Common name: Clematis
  • Family: Ranunculaceae
  • Plant Type: Climber, Perennial, Deciduous

Also known as ‘Venosa Violacea’, Clematis ‘Violet Stargazer’ is a distinctive, medium-sized vitcella-type clematis, bearing single open, deeply veined purple flowers up to 10cm in diameter. It has the largest flowers of all viticella clematis, and will happily scrabble through a shrub or tree, as well as grow in more traditional situations, such as up an obelisk. The Royal Horticultural Society has given it its prestigous Award of Garden Merit.

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Being a summer-flowering clematis, Clematis ‘Violet Stargazer’ is in Pruning Group 3. Simply cut stems back to the lowest pair of buds in February or March.

How to grow Clematis 'Violet Stargazer'

  • Plant size

    2.5m height

    100cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Middle, back

  • Sun exposure: Dappled shade, full sun
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Chalky / alkaline / clay / heavy / moist / well drained / light / sandy

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
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Plant

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Do Plant in May

Do Plant in June

Do not Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

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Do not Plant in October

Do not Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Prune
Prune

Do not Prune in January

Do not Prune in February

Do Prune in March

Do not Prune in April

Do not Prune in May

Do not Prune in June

Do not Prune in July

Do not Prune in August

Do not Prune in September

Do not Prune in October

Do not Prune in November

Do not Prune in December

Clematis 'Violet Stargazer' and wildlife

Clematis 'Violet Stargazer' has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Clematis 'Violet Stargazer' poisonous?

Clematis 'Violet Stargazer' can be toxic.

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Toxic to Cats

Toxic to Dogs

Toxic to Horses

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

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