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Wisteria floribunda

Japanese wisteria

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Features

  • BloomsMay to July
  • Height4m to 10m
  • Spread6m to 8m
  • Growth HabitClimbing
  • Flower ColourBlue purple shades, white
  • Leaf ColourGreen shades

Description

Wisteria floribunda (Japanese wisteria). This is a vigorous climber which will grow about 9m, and bears pendulous racemes of fragrant, purple-blue flowers about 45cm. The leaves are pinnate with large, velvety oblong pods produced in the autumn.

Characteristics

Deciduous, Fragrant

Origin

E. Asia - Japan

Interest and use

Wall or trellis, container. Spring/Summer interest.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Well drained, Light, Medium, Humus-rich
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterMoist

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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