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Wisteria brachybotrys ‘Okayama’

For sale by Bluebell Nursery

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One of our favourite climbers, Wisteria brachybotrys 'Okayama' has long, pendulous raecemes of beautiful, dark violet purple flowers in early summer once established. Reasonably vigorous, it is ideal for climbing up wires or trellis against a sunny wall or fence.

Supplied Size: 2L deep containers (40 - 60 cm tall)

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Wisteria brachybotrys  ‘Okayama’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
2 litres

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Grower Notes

Position: Full sun.
Soil: Moist or well drained, fertile soil.
Hardiness: Hardy.
Flowering Period: May - June.
Flower Colour: Dark, violet blue.
Rate of Growth: Vigorous.
Habit: Wisteria brachybotrys 'Okayama' grows to be a large climbing plant which requires support as it will not self-cling.
Height: 8 m (26 ft)
Spread: 8 m (26 ft)

Notes: Prolific flowering can be encouraged by pruning the branches of Wisteria brachybotrys 'Okayama' back to create stumpy spurs in August and February.

Plant Finder: about Wisteria brachybotrys ‘Okayama’


Wisteria brachybotrys ‘Okayama’. This Wisteria has pinnate, softly hairy, mid-green leaves and produces pendent racemes of fragrant, pea-like flowers in dark violet to mauve, which are followed by velvety, green seed pods.


Prune in February and August to encourage flowering. This climber requires support.

Interest and use

Grown for its attractive flowers and foliage.

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Wisteria brachybotrys  ‘Okayama’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • Soil pH6.0 to 8.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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