Wisteria ‘Burford’ Wisteria

Description: A deciduous climber producing outstanding drooping racemes of heavily scented, violet and soft purple-blue, pea like flowers up to 1m in length in May-June. The early spring foliage emerges bronze, quickly colouring to green throughout summer, before autumn transforms it to buttery gold.

History: Originally propagated from the unrivalled Wisteria at Burford House, Tenbury Wells. 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 8m

Attributes

  • Deciduous
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Flowering month: May
  • S Size: Small
  • Award-winning
  • Can be hard pruned
  • Scented flowers
  • Prefers full sun
  • Suitable for wall training

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