WISTERIA brachybotrys 'Shiro-kapitan'

Commonly known as Silky wisteria

(syn. venusta) - a rare Japanese species with silky young foliage and unusually large cream flowers on short racemes. Mid season flowering. An excellent container plant
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WISTERIA brachybotrys 'Shiro-kapitan'

Available Early Spring 2022 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
£25.00 each 

Any 3+ £20.00 each
Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2022
Available from December to January -
Large £60.00  
Delivery Information Available from December to January
plant size comparison icon 7.5 to 10 Litre
  • Deciduous
    Pinnate, softly hairy leaves to 35cm (14in) long composed of 9-13 ovate to lance-shaped leaflets.
  • Cream
  • Height
    9m (28ft) or more.
  • 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
    Twining climber. Produces pea-like flowers in racemes to 15cm (6in) long followed by bean-like, velvety green seed pods to 20cm (8in) 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
  • Harmful if eaten These will give you an upset tummy, so please don't eat any of these.
  • Additional Features
    Good to know - RHS AGM as 'Shiro-kapitan'
  • Pests & Diseases
    aphids, brown scale, leaf spot, honey fungus.
  • Place of origin
    garden origin
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf form
    Pinnate see photos above
  • Leaf shape
    Lanceolate see photos above
  • Ovate
  • Seasonal Interest
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil

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