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Wisteria venusta

Silky wisteria

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Features

  • BloomsJune to July
  • Height7m to 10m
  • Spread7m to 10m
  • Growth HabitClimbing
  • Flower ColourPurple
  • Leaf ColourGreen

Description

Wisteria venusta (Silky wisteria). This species is a twining climber with pinnate, soft-haired leaves. The flowers are borne in early summer with pea-like, fragrant, pendent racemes, followed by bean-like seed pods.

Characteristics

Deciduous, Fragrant

Origin

E. Asia - Japan

Interest and use

Wall or trellis

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Well drained, Light, Medium
  • Soil pH6.0 to 8.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

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

Propagation

Propagate from cuttings or by layering in late summer.

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