Amethyst Falls American Wisteria

Wisteria frutescens 'Amethyst Falls'

SKU
7681
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Twining plant grows about a third the rate of Asian wisteria for better behavior in small spaces. Slightly fragrant purple racemes bloom at an early age. Great in containers for porch or patio or espalier onto trellis or arbor. Deciduous.
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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.
Key FeatureCompact 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.

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