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Wisteria floribunda ‘Macrobotrys’

Japanese wisteria

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  • Wisteria floribunda ‘Macrobotrys’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • Wisteria floribunda ‘Macrobotrys’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019

Features

  • BloomsJune to July
  • Height5m to 9m
  • Spread6m
  • Growth HabitClimbing
  • Flower ColourPink-purple
  • Leaf ColourGreen shades
  • AwardsRHS Garden Merit

Description

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.

Characteristics

Deciduous, Fragrant

Origin

E. Asia - Japan

Interest and use

Spring/Summer interest.

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  • Wisteria floribunda ‘Macrobotrys’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • Wisteria floribunda ‘Macrobotrys’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019

Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -35°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Well drained, Light, Medium, Humus-rich
  • Soil pH7.0
  • 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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