Wisteria
THE LONG RACEMED JAPANESE VARIETIES

WISTERIA floribunda BLACK DRAGON

The spectacular double dark purple-violet flowers of this form are unique . With racemes around 35cm. in length and a slight scent this old selection certainly attracts attention when in full bloom . It is normally the darkest of all Wisteria flowers although climate and soils may change this sometimes . Autumn foliage becomes an appealing butter yellow before leaf drop .
WISTERIA floribunda GEISHA

To see this cultivar in full flower is one of the pleasures of spring . Narrow racemes about 35cm. long are very densely packed with up to 160 individual florets that are softly scented. The overall colour of the racemes is a very pleasing pale blue and they are produced in abundance on this variety that is quite vigorous and posseses an upright branching habit.
WISTERIA floribunda LAWRENCE

A beautiful form with racemes up to 45 to 50cm. in length . These racemes are noticeably narrow and densely packed with up to 170 individual florets . The flower colour is a pale blue-violet and they are sweetly scented . Seed pods are quite long and are freely produced . Autumn foliage is a good light yellow .
WISTERIA floribunda NISHIKI

A rare variegated foliaged selection . Leaves are green with creamy-white markings . When leafing out in spring the foliage is a distinct golden-yellow . The racemes are about 30cm. long and a very deep purple that stands out against the foliage . It does not foliage burn in full sun positions . Makes a good container plant .
WISTERIA floribunda PURPLE PATCHES

A selected form from New Zealand , with unbelievably long racemes ranging from 90cm. up to 150cm. in length . Flowers are purple-mauve and moderately scented . racemes once established are produced in abundance on this reasonably vigorous showy selection . Good yellow autumn foliage colouring .
WISTERIA floribunda ROSEA

This mid to late season flowering form is by far the pinkest variety available and in full flower very desirable. The individual florets are pink tinted lavender and have a distinct yellow blotch . The slightly scented racemes are up to 45cm. long . New growth is a bronze colour and autumn foliage is a good bronze-yellow .
WISTERIA floribunda ROYAL PURPLE

Very dark purple large racemes , up to 50cm. long , on a plant that flowers early in the season and when it is quite young . The flowers are sweetly scented and the foliage is shiny and narrow . It is not a rampant grower and is easy to keep in bounds . It makes a superb tub specimen . Good autumn foliage colour .
WISTERIA floribunda SNOW SHOWERS

Mid season truly stunning white flowering form . The 40 to 50cm. long racemes are produced in abundance and are densely packed with brilliant white florets marked with a yellow blotch . The flowers are lightly scented and the unopened floral bracts are an attractive light green as is the new foliage .