Amethyst Falls American Wisteria
Wisteria frutescens 'Amethyst Falls'
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
|Botanical Pronunciation||wis-TEE-ri-a froo-TESS-enz|
|Lore||The branches and stems of Wisteria frutescens (American wisteria) and Wisteria sinensis (Chinese wisteria) twine in a counterclockwise direction, while Wisteria floribunda (Japanese wisteria) twines clockwise.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Twining stems quickly reach 8 to 10 ft. long; over time may reach 30 ft.|
|Bloom Time||Heaviest in late spring, repeating lightly in summer.|
|Flower Attribute||Fragrant, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Container, Espalier, Privacy Screen, Specimen|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Fruit Tree & Vine|
|Special Feature||North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Fast Growing|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
|Key Feature||Compact Flowering Vine|
Provide enriched, humusy, slightly acidic, well-drained soil. Water deeply and regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Apply fertilizer in early spring. Trim lightly after flowering to promote repeat bloom. Prune in late winter to shape and control size.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5 - 9