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Commonly known as Chinese wisteria
Deciduousleaves, each composed of 9-13, mostly 11, leaflets.
HeightTo 9m (28ft)
ClimberSome of these climbing plants will need trellis or wire supports if grown on walls or fences. Other grow aerial roots and are self-clingingVigorous 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 winterHardy 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)
Additional FeaturesPests & DiseasesAphids, brown scale, leaf spot, honey fungusPlace of originChina
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Scented PlantsScented flowers
Soil ConditionsFertile moist well-drained soil
Toxic - Category CHarmful if eaten(People & Pets)
ROSA banksiae 'Lutea'
Buy Varieties of WISTERIA sinensis
white form of the Chinese wisteria
early flowering variety with heavily perfumed light rose/purple flowers blotched yellow
a new introduction from New Zealand with soft bluish violet flowers. This is often sold under the name of W. sinensis 'Prolific'