Plant ID forum: Zone 9a vine or shrub I.D. - Wisteria?

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Name: Catherine
SW Louisiana (Zone 9a)
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jerseyridgearts
Feb 25, 2018 4:46 PM CST
I moved from zone 5 to 9 last autumn so this spring is a mystery for me. I'm wondering what this plant may be. It came close to being cut down until I noticed the flower clusters today. All help appreciated.


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Silversurfer
Feb 25, 2018 4:54 PM CST
It is a climbing shrub called Wisteria.

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Feb 25, 2018 5:15 PM CST
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Name: Catherine
SW Louisiana (Zone 9a)
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jerseyridgearts
Feb 25, 2018 6:34 PM CST
Thank you both for the quick replies. I suspected wisteria but the condition of this vine is, well, raggedy. I grew Wisteria in zone 5 years ago and never got a bloom. Will need to work on this plant and find a suitable support. Hurray!

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Name: Lin
Florida Zone 9b, 10a

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plantladylin
Feb 25, 2018 6:54 PM CST
Definitely a variety of Wisterias (Wisteria)

American Wisteria (Wisteria frutescens) is a native.

Japanese Wisteria (Wisteria floribunda) and Chinese Wisteria (Wisteria sinensis) are beautiful but considered invasive in many areas, especially the Chinese Wisteria.

https://www.invasive.org/brows...
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