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Wisteria frutescens 'Amethyst Falls'

Zone: 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
Exposure: Light/Bright Shade
Height: Minimum 10 feet , Maximum 30 feet
Width: Minimum 10 feet , Maximum 25 feet
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One of our most beautiful native vines, this wisteria is more dimunitive than its Asian counterparts. To 15 ft or so, free-flowering with, indeed, amethyst flowers in mid-spring with an occasional repeat later. Somewhat drought tolerant but best with some summer water. Full sun. Frost hardy in USDA zone 6.
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Submitted by Ref: Plantlust.com on 11/8/2012 4:25 PM

This twining vine will grow at about 1/3 the rate of the Asian wisterias for better behavior in small spaces and containers. Intensely blue, 4-6" long racemes are borne in April and May and continuing to bloom on new growth throughout the summer. May be pruned heavily in winter as it blooms on new growth.

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Submitted by Ref: Plantlust.com on 11/8/2012 4:25 PM

Vivid blue, pleasantly fragrant flowers adorn this American native in late spring ; sometimes again in summer; as a W.frutescens it is slower growing ; less aggressive w/shorter plumper flower clusters. SUN/Med

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