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Clematis 'Venosa Violacea'

Large white tepals broadly edged and veined in purple. Cream-green filaments darkening to purple, dark purple anthers. The variety has received the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.

Group:Viticella group
Approximate height: infodot2.0 - 4.0 metres
Flowering period(s): infodotJul Aug Sep
Aspect:Any aspect
Pruning:Hard prune (Group 3)
Raised by:Lemoine et Fils
Country of origin:France
Date raised: infodoti1883
Parentage: infodotProbably florida x viticella
Other name(s):viticella 'Venosa Violacea'; viticella 'Violacea'; florida venosa violacea; 'Violet Stargazer' or VIOLET STAR GAZER (US);
Further detail:  infodot
Flower diameter: (6-)9-14cm
Tepals: 4-6; elliptic to obovate, overlapping, apiculate

Database entry: 585