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Clematis viticella 'Venosa Violacea' (Italian clematis 'Venosa Violacea')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
3m
Max height
1.5m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Clematis viticella 'Venosa Violacea'

Other names

Italian clematis 'Venosa Violacea'

Genus

Clematis Clematis

Variety or Cultivar

'Venosa Violacea' _ 'Venosa Violacea' is a deciduous, climbing perennial with pinnate, mid-green leaves and white and purple flowers with deep purple centres in summer.


Clematis viticella 'Venosa Violacea' is: Deciduous

Habit

Climbing

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

White, Purple in Summer

Foliage

Mid-green in Spring; Mid-green in Summer

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Caterpillars , Earwigs Aphids , Caterpillars , Earwigs

Clematis wilt , Slime flux Clematis wilt , Slime flux

General care

Pruning

Prune type 2

Propagation methods

Layering, Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Clematis viticella 'Venosa Violacea' (Italian clematis 'Venosa Violacea') will reach a height of 3m and a spread of 1.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, well-drained soil especially chalky soils.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Clematis viticella 'Venosa Violacea'

Other names

Italian clematis 'Venosa Violacea'

Genus

Clematis Clematis

Variety or Cultivar

'Venosa Violacea' _ 'Venosa Violacea' is a deciduous, climbing perennial with pinnate, mid-green leaves and white and purple flowers with deep purple centres in summer.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Climbing

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

White, Purple in Summer

Foliage

Mid-green in Spring; Mid-green in Summer


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Caterpillars , Earwigs

Specific diseases

Clematis wilt , Slime flux

General care

Pruning

Prune type 2

Propagation methods

Layering, Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Clematis viticella 'Venosa Violacea' (Italian clematis 'Venosa Violacea') will reach a height of 3m and a spread of 1.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, well-drained soil especially chalky soils.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4

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