Clematis 'Venosa Violacea'
clematis (group 3)
- Position: full sun or partial shade
- Soil: fertile, well-drained, neutral soil
- Rate of growth: fast-growing
- Flowering period: July to September
- Flower colour: purple
- Other features: N/A
- Hardiness: fully hardy
Each white flower is heavily veined with violet-purple towards the outer edges of the sepals creating a striking two-tone effect. A viticella clematis, the flowers appear for several months from midsummer.
- Garden care: In early spring cut back the previous year's stems to a pair of strong buds about 15-20cm (6-8in) above ground-level and apply a slow-release balanced fertiliser and a mulch of well-rotted garden compost around the plant, avoiding the immediate crown.
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