Wisteria frutescens

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  • Common Name: American Wisteria
  • Plant Story:

    A twining deciduous vine, Wisteria frutescens features pea-like lilac-purple flowers in mid to late spring. Flowers give way to smooth seed pods. Compound pinnate leaves are deep green. Deer resistant.

  • Type: Vine Deciduous
  • Bloom Season: Spring
  • Flower Color: Purple
  • Planting Zone: 5-9
  • Height: 15-30 ft
  • Spread: 4-8 ft
  • Light Requirements:Full Sun
  • Suggested Uses: Vine
  • Leaf: Pinnate green leaves
  • Edible: NO
  • Attracts to:
  • Plant Deer Resistant:Yes
  • Plant Potential Pests:No serious problems
  • Form: Vine
  • Special Care Instructions:

    Dislike being transplanted. Need regular pruning. Use a arbor, post, or trellis for climbing.


American Wisteria - Additional Photos