Wisteria x formosa ‘Black Dragon’ Wisteria

– floribunda 'Violacea Plena' – x formosa 'Kokuryu' – floribunda 'Royal Purple' – floribunda 'Russelliana'

Description: A vigorous, deciduous climber with palmate, mid-green leaves divide into ovate to lance shaped leaflets, pale green when young and turning yellow in autumn. Fantastic pea like, fragrant double lilac flowers, borne in usually pendent racemes in spring and summer, followed by bean like green seed pods.

History: Native to Japan. Received the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.

Wisteria Growing Tips: Grow in a fertile, moist, well-drained soil in sun or semi shade. May be trained into a large tree, on a wall, arch or pergola, or as a free-standing half standard.

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 4m x 4m

Attributes

  • Deciduous
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Flowering month: May
  • S Size: Small
  • Can be hard pruned
  • Scented flowers
  • Suitable for wall training

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