Amethyst Falls American Wisteria

Wisteria frutescens 'Amethyst Falls'

SKU
07681
Perfect for smaller spaces, this gorgeous twining vine grows at about a third of the rate of Asian wisteria. Blooms at an early age, with its lightly fragrant purple racemes weeping gracefully downward. Use in containers for porch or patio, train up an arbor or trellis, or as a small free-standing tree. Deciduous.
?
There are very few rules in gardening, but perhaps the most important one is to work within your zone. Choosing plants that grow and thrive in your particular climate is the very first step toward having a beautiful garden . Learn More
5-9

Your climate might be too cold for this plant:

 Change

Full sun, Partial sun

Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

CHECK RETAILERS FOR AVAILABILITY:

Find more stores near me >
Set Zip to See Prices
More Information
Botanical Pronunciationwis-TEE-ri-a froo-TESS-enz
LoreThe 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 MaturityTwining stems quickly reach 8 to 10 ft. long; over time may reach 30 ft.
Bloom TimeHeaviest in late spring, repeating lightly in summer.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFragrant, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseContainer, Espalier, Privacy Screen, Specimen
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsFruit Tree & Vine
Special FeatureNorth American Native Selection, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Fast Growing
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsRose (Rosa); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Salvia (Salvia); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum); Phlox (Phlox)

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

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone:

Your climate may be too cold for this plant