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Wisteria floribunda ‘Macrobotrys’

For sale by Bluebell Nursery

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Popular and elegant climbing plant with attractive green foliage and large mauve-lilac, fragrant and trailing flower racemes up to 80cm long. A popular plant for training along wires or up trellis against a sunny house wall or fence and Wisteria floribunda 'Macrobotrys' is also extremely attractive when grown through established trees or shrubs!

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

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Wisteria floribunda ‘Macrobotrys’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Wisteria floribunda ‘Macrobotrys’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Wisteria floribunda ‘Macrobotrys’ | 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: Mauve-lilac
Rate of Growth: Vigorous.
Habit: Wisteria floribunda 'Macrobotrys' 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 floribunda 'Macrobotrys' back to create stumpy spurs in August and February.

Plant Finder: about Wisteria floribunda ‘Macrobotrys’

Common names

Japanese wisteria


Wisteria floribunda ‘Macrobotrys’ (Japanese wisteria). A deciduous, twining climber with green leaves divided into oval leaflets, and racemes of fragrant, pea-like, pink-purple flowers with darker marks, appearing in early summer. This plant may bear oblong pods in late summer and early autumn.


They will prefer a sunny position with humus-rich, well-drained soil. You should prune after the flowering.

Interest and use

Spring/Summer interest.

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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Wisteria floribunda ‘Macrobotrys’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -35°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Well drained, Light, Medium, Humus-rich
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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