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Wisteria sinensis (Patio Standard) (Large Plant)

Wisteria sinensis

Hardy Shrub

Trained as a patio standard so that it can be enjoyed even in a small garden. This stunning wisteria has a classic beauty and fragrance, with purple blooms which hang gracefully from its twining stems. An attractive focal point in borders or when grown in large containers on the patio. Supplied as a 40cm (16") stem in a 11cm pot

Culinary note: The flowers are the only edible part of the plant and can be made into an aromatic wine. Their flavour is perfumed. Caution: All other parts of wisteria are poisonous. For more details about edible flowers click here.

 

Lifetime Guarantee on Hardy Plants Large Potted Plant Special Offer

Ideal For:
patio, cottage gardens, scented gardens, specimen plant
Flowering Period:
May, June
Position:
sun or semi shade
    • 1 x 3 litre potted wisteria plant

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    • Despatch: By end of January 2017
    • £29.99
    • 2 x 3 litre potted wisteria plants

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Grow wisteria plants in a sunny or semi shaded site in any moist, well drained soil. Wisteria flower buds can be damaged by hard spring frosts so choose a sheltered position. Prior to planting add plenty of well rotted manure or garden compost to the soil. Provide the twining stems with an appropriate and sturdy support, such as strong trellis or wires attached to walls and pergolas.Standard wisterias will especially need a sturdy support when grown to protect the head from damage by strong winds .
Feed and water regularly until fully established. In autumn or spring, apply a mulch of well rotted manure or compost to the base of the plant. Prune wisteria in July and again in February. During the first two years, prune wisteria to create a framework of permanent stems. Tie in selected lateral shoots to sturdy supports and cut back unwanted growth. Once the desired framework has been created, continue pruning wisteria twice a year to contain the plants growth within its allotted space.

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