Wisteria floribunda 'Yae-Kokuryu'
wisteria ( syn.Wisteria Black Dragon )
- Position: full sun or light, dappled shade
- Soil: fertile, moist, well-drained soil
- Rate of growth: fast-growing
- Flowering period: June
- Flower colour: violet-blue
- Other features: velvety, green seed-pods in hot summers; all parts of the plant are harmful if ingested
- Hardiness: fully hardy
Pendent clusters of lighly fragrant, pea-like, violet-blue flowers with white and yellow markings in May and June. This vigorous wisteria is perfect for training over a sunny wall or stout pergola. To enhance flowering it requires ample space for the roots to 'run' and pruning rigorously twice a year.
All the Wisterias we sell are grafted, so will start to flower at a younger age than those grown from cuttings.
- Garden care: After planting prune back the leading shoot to 90cm (36in) above the ground. In the first growing season tie in lateral shoots and cut back sub-lateral shoots to two or three buds. During the first winter cut back laterals by one third and sub-laterals by two or three buds.
- Harmful if eaten
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