Clematis viticella 'Etoile Violette' is an old-fashioned French late-summer clematis. It produces lovely large single dark purple flowers with a velvety-textured, deeply veined, and with cream centres.
It is a good example of the species Clematis viticella, being easy to grow and with a long flowering period from July to September.
Clematis viticella 'Etoile Violette' was raised by Francisque Morel of Lyon, France in the late 19th century. It is sometimes known as 'Violet Star'.