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Chinese Wisteria
Chinese Wisteria

Common name:Chinese Wisteria
Botanical name:Wisteria sinensis

Chinese wisteria is a vigorous, vining plant that can grow 30 feet or more. Long racemes appear in May, are fragrant (though not as fragrant as Japanese wisteria) and are soft blue-violet to white, depending on the cultivar. Foliage is pinnate, emerges before blooms, and is bronze turning to soft green.

Designer: Peter Lessing

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Photographer: GardenSoft

Water Saving Tip:

Apply a layer of mulch around plants to reduce moisture loss.

Choose organic mulches, such as shredded bark, compost or aged sawdust.