|Sun Requirements:||Full Sun
|Plant Height:||10-40 feet|
|Plant Spread:||10-40 feet|
|Flower Color:||Other: Blue-violet
|Dynamic Accumulator:||Nitrogen fixer
|Toxicity:||Other: Pods and seeds are poisonous
|Propagation: Seeds:||Other info: When grown from seed may take 20 years to flower.
|Propagation: Other methods:||Stolons and runners
Other: Can be invasive
Today we open Vines and Climbers week by giving a list of the top 25 vines in our database, judged by how many contributions have been made to the various plant entries. Enjoy the list!
|Posted by plantladylin (Sebastian, Florida - Zone 10a) on Jan 16, 2015 5:08 PM
Chinese Wisteria is indeed a beautiful flowering vine that can attain heights to 40 feet, with branches and stems 8 to 10 inches in diameter! The leaves of the Chinese Wisteria are wavy and tapered toward the tip. The fruit is a hairy, flat, approximately 6-inch-long pod that contains the seeds. Long, dangling panicles of very fragrant purple, white, or lavender flowers appear in spring.
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|Posted by gingin (Fountain, Florida - Zone 8b) on Nov 24, 2011 12:47 PM
I love wisteria, but if you are not careful it will take over your world! I like to pull the vines/runners and make wreathes to decorate.
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|HamiltonSquare||On March 27, 2018||Bloomed
Just starting to open.
|dragonfetti||On April 20, 2015||Plant Ended (Removed, Died, Discarded, etc)
Plant never leafed out. Returned to Home depot.
|dragonfetti||On February 16, 2015||Transplanted
Planted in front of 'Old Man's Gulch".
|dragonfetti||On January 19, 2015||Obtained plant
From HD; $9.95; Wanted another American Wisteria but unable to find one locally. This one is bare root and will go over Alan's patio roof.
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