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Wisteria floribunda 'Lipstick'


Wisteria floribunda 'Lipstick'

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
A most vigorous and beautiful climber. Known as 'Kuchibeni' in Japan. This plant flowers in early spring as the pale green leaves emerge. Leaves turn a dark green then a lovely clear yellow in Autumn. The flower racemes are 40 cm long, densely packed with mauve-pink flowers fading to white. Flowers have a sweet scent. Very hardy. Prune after flowering and in the winter if necessary. Good for pergolas or walls.

 
Genus
Wisteria
Species   floribunda
Cultivar   'Lipstick'

Common name
Japanese Wisteria

Family name
Leguminosae
Place of origin
Japan


DETAILS
Height
10 m
Width
3 m
(expected growth in average NZ conditions in 5 to 10 years)
Leaves
Deciduous

Soil Type
Grows in most soil types

Moisture
Soil must be well drained

Exposure
Frost hardy / Prefers a sunny site

Magnificent / Nourishment / Sanctuary / Whimsical

Climbers

Category
Twining stems or curling tendrils, over 5 metre.
Availability
We have this currently available in a PB 6.5 & Pot 8.5 containers. Ask for them at your retailer.
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