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Wisteria sinensis (Chinese wisteria)

Wisteria Sinensis (Chinese Wisteria)

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Position: full sun
Soil: fertile, moist, well-drained soil
Rate of growth: fast-growing
Flowering period: May to June
Flower colour: bluish-lilac
Other features: velvety, green seed-pods in hot summers; all parts of the plant are harmful if ingested
Hardiness: fully hardy
Pendant clusters of fragrant, pea-like, bluish-lilac flowers in May and June, often followed by velvety-green seed-pods. This vigorous Chinese wisteria looks fabulous trained over a sunny wall or strong pergola. Renowned for its superior fragrance and flower-colour, the twining stems need careful pruning.Garden care: 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.




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