|'Kokuryu', also known as 'Black Dragon', and 'Royal Purple' has purple flowers held on 12 to 20 inch long racemes. This is a popular, aggressive, flowering vine bearing pinnate leaves with up to 19 lance-shaped leaflets, each up to 3 inches long. Top choice for covering arbors or spilling over fences. Cherished for its 12 inch long clusters of fragrant, white to violet-blue flowers suspended along branches in spring. Flowering is not as spectacular as Chinese Wisteria due to prolonged season of bloom. Can become quite large.