General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Vine
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 20 to 30 feet
Plant Spread: 1 to 2 feet
Leaves: Good fall color
Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Purple
Other: Violet-purple
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Spring
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Espalier
Dynamic Accumulator: Nitrogen fixer
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Toxicity: Other: Pods and seeds are poisonous
Pollinators: Various insects
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM

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Trade name information:
Trade Name: Black Dragon
Cultivar name: 'Violacea Plena'
Common names
  • Double Japanese Wisteria
  • Wisteria
Also sold as:
  • Wisteria venusta 'Violacea'
  • Wisteria brachybotrys 'Violacea Plena'
  • Yae-kokuryu

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Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, California
Date: 2021-04-12
Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, California
Date: 2018-04-16
Location: Hamilton Square Garden, Historic City Cemetery, Sacramento CA.
Date: 2018-04-13
Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, California
Date: 2013-08-20
Location: My garden in N E Pa. 
Date: 2014-05-14

Date: 2014-05-14
Location: At a local nursery 
Date: 2018-04-28
Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, California
Date: 2012-04-23
Location: Botanical garden of Madeira
Date: 2023-04-11
Uploaded by Henhouse
Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, California
Date: 2023-04-30
Location: Hamilton Square Perennial Garden, Historic City Cemetery, Sacramento CA.
Date: 2015-03-25
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Date: 2019-05-18
Location: Hamilton Square Perennial Garden, Historic City Cemetery, Sacramento CA.
Date: 2015-03-22
Loaded with bloom that is hidden by the foliage when grown in thi
Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, California
Date: 2021-04-12
Location: Botanical garden of Madeira
Date: 2023-04-11

Date: April
credit: Jeantosti
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