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Millettia reticulata

Not actually a wisteria, this twining vine will quickly ramble with an untamed and spirited habit, using stems that twist around upright supports. In summer, long panicles of pea-like blooms emit a stunning scent. Low maintenance and evergreen in mild areas, ideal for quickly covering garden structures. Loved by bees and butterflies.
Prefers moist, well-drained soil in part shade. Height & spread 3m (10'). Fully hardy perennial. Supplied in 9cm pots.

Flower Colour

Type of garden
Cottage Garden

Hardy Perennial


Bees and Butterflies, Foliage/Stem/Fruit Interest, Ideal for Beginners, NEW This Year, Suitable for Container

Flowering Time
Autumn, Winter

Part Shade


3m (10')



Fertile moist but well-drained


Full sun to part shade



Additional Information

Very rare and very fragrant. Mature established plants become drought tolerant and low maintenance. Often referred to as the Evergreen Wisteria can keep its leaves all season in the UK when planted in a sheltered spot, however it really should be noted as a semi-evergreen Wisteria. It becomes a large specimen with a vigorous rapid growth rate ideal for quickly covering structures within the garden. Hardy to -12C.

Delivery Date: 02 Jun 2019 (+/- 14days)
Plant Hardiness

How hardy are our plants?

All our plants have a guideline temperature for how well they will tolerate winter cold.

Fully hardy perennials will withstand temperatures down to -15 °C (5°F) and often lower.
Hardy perennials are happy down to at least -5°C (23°F)
Half hardy perennials can withstand down to around 0°C (32°F)
And Tender perennials may be damaged by temperatures below 5°C (41°F)

Please remember that temperatures can vary significantly within quite a small area, and hardiness can be affected by soil, position and other factors.
If in doubt please give us a call.

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