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white Japanese wisteria
Wisteria floribunda 'Longissima Alba' Wisteria floribunda 'Shiro-naga'
Wisteria floribunda 'Shiro-noda' Wisteria floribunda 'Snow Showers' Wisteria multijuga 'Alba'
Wisteria are vigorous woody climbers with twining stems bearing pinnate leaves and long pendulous racemes of fragrant pea-like flowers in spring and early summer
'Alba' is a large, vigorous, twining climber, with pinnate leaves to 35cm in length, and drooping racemes to 60cm in length, composed of fragrant white flowers, tinged lilac, opening with the leaves
Toxicity All parts may cause severe discomfort if ingested
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilChalk, Sand, Clay, Loam
pHAcid, Neutral, Alkaline
Time to ultimate height
A large, long-lived climber so choosing the right site is important. Can be grown informally through large tree or more formally against a house wall or trained as a free-standing half standard in a container. Will grow in most soils that are moist but well-drained. Further wisteria cultivation notes
Propagate by layering, softwood cuttings, hardwood cuttings or grafting
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Pruning Pruning wisteria
Pests Can get scale insects
May be affected by a leaf spot and powdery mildews
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