Clematis ‘Étoile Violette’ is also known as Clematis viticella ‘Étoile Violette’. It is part of the Ranunculaceae family of plants. Clematis ‘Étoile Violette’ is a fast-growing deciduous climber. Clematis ‘Étoile Violette’ was raised in 1885 in France.
The foliage is medium green and pinnate. It flowers profusely. Flowers are single, deep purple. Flowers have 4 to 6 petals and cream-colored stamens. It usually flowers in the summer. Clematis ‘Étoile Violette’ can grow to 3.5m or 12ft tall.
Grow Clematis ‘Étoile Violette’ in the sun but keep the roots cool. It prefers alkaline to neutral, moist soil but well-drained. Usually, if you plant with the crown below the ground the new shoots grow from below. Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings or layering. Watch out for aphids, caterpillars, earwigs, clematis wilt, and slime flux. Clematis ‘Étoile Violette’ is toxic to cats dogs and horses. Prune back stems in February to promote new growth.