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Wisteria sinensis Blue

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Wisteria sinensis Blue Chinese Wisteria,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Climbers, Hedging / Screening, Trees Climbing / Twining, Dense, Spreading

Description:
Popular deciduous twining climber with dark green, pinnate leaves and heavily fragrant, pendulous racemes of blue flowers in Spring and early Summer. Widely used to quickly cover pergolas, ramble over trellis, train as a standard or trail over retaining walls.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
4-10m 4-10m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Formal Garden, Fragrant Garden, Groundcover, Hedging / Screening, Mass Planting, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Aphids, Mealy Bugs, Scale, Thrips

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Fabaceae Asia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Blue, Purple
Flower Fragrant: Yes
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: No

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Moderate
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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