Wisteria frutescens

American Wisteria

$ 14.95

Item #: 1232
Pot Size: full quart


Plant Description

American Wisteria occurs infrequently in low open woods throughout much of the southeastern coastal plain area. It is not nearly as vigorous as the Chinese Wisteria which has escaped cultivation and festoons wild trees in our area, but it will still easily grow to 30 feet or more. The late spring and early summer flower clusters occurring on the current year's growth, are similar 4 to 6 inch racemes of fragrant pale violet to lilac with a yellow spot. Grow this vine in full sun to light shade in average soil where you want the effect but perhaps not the strength of Chinese Wisteria.

 

Characteristics

Showy Berry Fruit

Deer Resistant

Native Plant

Good Fragrance

Ease of Culture                

Easy to grow

Plant Type

Wildflower, Vine

 

Light Exposure

Full sun, Mostly sunny,

Half and half

Soil Condition

Average, Organic

Moisture Tolerance

Moderately moist, Dry, Moist

Size

full quart

 

Height

36 or taller

Flower Color

Violet, Lavender, Purple

Bloom Time

Late spring, Early summer

Spread

5ft

Hardiness Zones

5, 6, 7, 8, 9

 

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