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Wisteria frutescens - 'Longwood Purple' (Wisteria)

Type Climber, Deciduous
Form Spreading arching
Size Climbing or Spreading Plant
Colours Dark blue Flowers (Summer early), Light green Foliage
Care Medium - high
Hardiness Frost hardy
Growth Slow Growing Plant
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Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage


Strengths of Wisteria frutescens:

  • Fruit / berry producing

Weaknesses of Wisteria frutescens

  • Poisonous if eaten/irritating sap
  • Will not tolerate exposed, cold or hot and sunny locations
  • Does not produce showy attractive flowers
  • Does not tolerate very dry or very wet soils
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