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Wisteria Sinensis 'Alba' (Chinese Wisteria)

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Wisteria sinensis 'Alba' (Chinese wisteria)

Wisteria Sinensis 'Alba' (Chinese Wisteria)


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Position: full sun or partial shade
Soil: fertile, moist, well-drained soil
Rate of growth: fast-growing
Flowering period: May to June
Flower colour: pure white
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, pure white, pea-like flowers in May and June followed in hot summers by velvety, green seed-pods. This classic white Chinese wisteria looks wonderful trained as a small weeping tree. Renowned for its superior fragrance, it's an ideal, fast- growing climber for covering a sheltered, sunny wall or strong pergola.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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