The Q&A Archives: Trying To Identify A Clematis

Question: I am trying to identify a clematis which I believe smells like chocolate milkshake. I think it is one of the Monrovia's. Can you help me?

Answer: The flowers of Clematis vitacella, the Italian Clematis, have a chocolate fragrance. Monrovia carries 'Alba Luxurians' with mauve tinted white flowers, 'Etoile Violette' with deep purple flowers, and 'Madame Julia Correvon' with wine-red flowers.

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