The Q&A Archives: Type Of Wisteria Which Would Grow Best In Container

Question: I am looking for a Wisteria vine which will do well in a half oak barrel in my climate. Do you have something? Can you send me a display? Do you ship plants?

Answer: Wisteria is awesomely vigorous, but you can plant it in a large container and train it on a trellis, or prune it into a small single-trunk tree. Wisteria sinensis 'Prolific' blooms at an early age. Wisteria floribunda 'Texas Purple' is a favorite of mine, because of the early and spectacular deep blue-violet flowers.

Monrovia is a wholesale nursery and does not sell directly to the public. You can visit the website to find a local source (

Enjoy your new wisteria!

« Click to go to the homepage

» Ask a question of your own

Q&A Library Searching Tips

  • When singular and plural spellings differ, as in peony and peonies, try both.
  • Search terms are not case sensitive.

Today's site banner is by Char and is called "'Diamond Head' Sunrise"