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Wisteria brachybotrys

Wisteria

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Features

  • BloomsJune to July
  • Height6m to 9m
  • Spread0.3m to 1m
  • Growth HabitClimbing
  • Flower ColourPurple blue, yellow
  • Leaf ColourDeep green

Description

Wisteria brachybotrys (Wisteria). This is a deciduous climber which will grow about 9m. It has deep green leaves, which are about 38cm long, and are pinnate with 9 to 13 leaflets. The flowers are white, scented flowers hanging in 15cm long racemes, and have yellow markings on the petals.

Characteristics

Deciduous, Fragrant

Other common names

Silky wisteria

Origin

Japan

Interest and use

Grown for their spectacular flowers and suitable for walls, pergolas and for growing against buildings and through trees. Attracts butterflies.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Humus-rich
  • Soil pH6.0 to 8.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

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

Propagation

You can propagate from cuttings or by layering in late summer.

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