Blue Moon Kentucky Wisteria
Wisteria macrostachya 'Blue Moon'
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
|Botanical Pronunciation||wis-TEE-ri-a mak-ro-STAK-yuh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Twining stems quickly reach 15 to 25 ft. long.|
|Bloom Time||Late Spring through Summer|
|Design Ideas||This is an excellent vine for large, sturdy, freestanding arbors, pergolas, posts, trellises, fences or terrace walls, and can be particularly effective when grown near or above patios where the flowers can be enjoyed in season.|
|Flower Attribute||Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Espalier, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Fruit Tree & Vine|
|Special Feature||Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fall Color, North American Native Selection, Fast Growing|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Rose (Rosa); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Phlox (Phlox); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum); Salvia (Salvia)|
Thrives in enriched, slightly acidic, well-drained soil, with sturdy trellis or arbor support. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Feed 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: 4-9