WISTERIA sinensis

Commonly known as Chinese wisteria

Sweetly scented lilac-blue flowers
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    leaves, each composed of 9-13, mostly 11, leaflets.
  • Blue
    Lilac blue
  • Height
    To 9m (28ft)
  • Spread
    5m (15ft)
  • Climber
    Some of these climbing plants will need trellis or wire supports if grown on walls or fences. Other grow aerial roots and are self-clinging
    Vigorous twining climber. Produces pea-like flowers in dense, pendent racemes to 30cm (12in) long, often followed by bean-like, velvety green pods to 15cm (6in) long.
  • Hardy - cold winter
    Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

WISTERIA sinensis

 
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£27.50 each 
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Any 3+ £25.00 each
Available again from summer 2024 - Could be any time, June through to end August. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
Also Large £60.00 each 
Delivery Information Available again from summer 2024
plant size comparison icon 7.5 Litre
  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    Aphids, brown scale, leaf spot, honey fungus
    Place of origin
    China
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Cottage garden
    Town garden
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf form
    Pinnate
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Elliptic
    (see photos above)
    Ovate
    (see photos above)
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
  • Seasonal Interest
    Spring
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Toxic - Category C
    Harmful if eaten
    (People & Pets)
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Buy Varieties of WISTERIA sinensis

WISTERIA sinensis 'Alba'

WISTERIA sinensis 'Alba'

Chinese wisteria

white form of the Chinese wisteria

 
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WISTERIA sinensis 'Amethyst'

WISTERIA sinensis 'Amethyst'

Chinese wisteria

early flowering variety with heavily perfumed light rose/purple flowers blotched yellow

 
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WISTERIA sinensis 'Blue Sapphire'

WISTERIA sinensis 'Blue Sapphire'

Chinese wisteria

a new introduction from New Zealand with soft bluish violet flowers. This is often sold under the name of W. sinensis 'Prolific'

 
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