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Wisteria sinensis ‘Prolific’

Chinese wisteria

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Features

  • BloomsMay to June
  • Height6m
  • Growth HabitClimbing
  • Flower ColourPurple-pink
  • Leaf ColourGreen shades

Description

Wisteria sinensis ‘Prolific’ (Chinese wisteria). This vigorous shrub bears profuse racemes of single, purple-pink flowers.

Characteristics

Deciduous, Fragrant

Origin

Asia

Interest and use

Fragrance, climbing, privacy

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Well drained, Light, Medium, Humus-rich
  • Soil pH5.0 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist, Dry or Moist

Cultivation

They will prefer a sunny position with humus-rich, well-drained soil. You should prune after the flowering, You can propagate from cuttings or by layering in late summer.

Propagation

You can propagate from cuttings or by layering in late summer. Bench grafting in winter or by seed in autumn or spring. Plants produced from seed may not flower until some years old and often have poor flowers.

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