Wisteria ‘Black Dragon’


Wisteria ‘Black Dragon’ in a 3 litre pot.

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Wisteria ‘Black Dragon’ is a stunning deciduous climber that can grow up to 9 meters in height. It produces long, fragrant, dark purple racemes of flowers that bloom in late spring and early summer. The flowers are followed by attractive seed pods. The leaves are green and pinnate with 9-13 leaflets. Wisteria ‘Black Dragon’ is a hardy plant that can tolerate a range of soils and positions, but it prefers a sunny, sheltered spot with good drainage. It is a great choice for growing on a trellis, pergola, or wall to add a dramatic touch to any garden.

Key Facts

  • Common Name(s):Japanese Wisteria ‘Black Dragon’
  • Hardiness:Fully hardy
  • How big will I get? Wisteria ‘Black Dragon’ can grow to a height of 9m and a spread of 5m.
  • Did You Know That:The plant’s name comes from the 18th-century American physician and botanist, Caspar Wistar?

Plant Calendar

A rough guide to how this plant will change through the year.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Flowering Time
Foliage Colour

Care Guide

Soil Requirements

Wisteria ‘Black Dragon’ prefers moist but well-draining soil. This plant can grow in soil with a wide range of pH levels, it is not picky about the pH level of the soil.

Best Position

Wisteria ‘Black Dragon’ prefers a sheltered position and can cope with either full sun or partial shade.


Wisteria ‘Black Dragon’ should be pruned twice a year: once in late winter and again in the summer. In late winter, remove any dead or weak growth, trim the previous year’s growth, and thin out crowded branches. In the summer, control the plant’s growth by pruning back long shoots to encourage flower bud formation, and remove unwanted side shoots. Remember to tie in new shoots to support structures after pruning.

Pest, Diseases and Wildlife

Wisteria ‘Black Dragon’ can have problems with aphids and scale insects, it can be vulnerable to certain diseases such as leaf spot and powdery mildews. It is also known to attract bees and birds. It is toxic to cats, dogs, horses and people.

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