Wisteria 'Caroline'

Twining clockwise. Leaflets 13-15. Flowers relatively small and densely packed in clusters 17-21 cm long. Standard 1.8-2 cm wide, pale violet, the wings and keel slightly darker. Early flowering. Often listed under w. sinensis but exhibits the general characters of w. floribunda; possibly a hybrid. Int. by William h. Chandler, one time Dean of Agriculture at the University of California, in 1952-3 and named after his wife. Distributed to Australia from New Zealand in 1995.

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Rosanae
order      Fabales
family       Fabaceae
genus        Wisteria Nutt.