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Wisteria brachybotrys ‘Okayama’

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Features

  • BloomsMay to June
  • Height8m
  • Spread8m
  • Speed of GrowthModerate
  • Growth HabitClimbing
  • Flower ColourDark violet, mauve
  • Leaf ColourMid green
  • AwardsRHS Garden Merit

Description

Wisteria brachybotrys ‘Okayama’. This Wisteria has pinnate, softly hairy, mid-green leaves and produces pendent racemes of fragrant, pea-like flowers in dark violet to mauve, which are followed by velvety, green seed pods.

Characteristics

Woody perennial, Deciduous, Climber

Origin

Japan

Interest and use

Grown for its attractive flowers and foliage.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • Soil pH6.0 to 8.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

Prune in February and August to encourage flowering. This climber requires support.

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.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Scale insects, leaf spot and powdery mildews.

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