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Wisteria flo Black Dragon (Kokuryu Wisley Walk)
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Wisteria x formosa 'Black Dragon' ('Kokuryu')

- 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): 6m x 4m

General attributes

Text Green Foliage
Text Bushy

Ornamental attributes

Medium tree size after 10 years Medium tree size after 10 years
Flowering month - May Flowering month - May
Scented flowers Scented flowers
Suitable for wall training Suitable for wall training
Hard prune Hard prune
Suitable for patio Suitable for patio