Amethyst Falls American Wisteria
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American and Chinese cultivars of wisteria, such as Amethyst Falls American Wisteria (Wisteria frutescens 'Amethyst Falls'), twine counterclockwise around the surfaces they are climbing on, while Japanese cultivars twine clockwise.
Up to 30 feet long
Flowers, Fruit, Foliage
Fragrant purple flowers bloom from spring to summer. Vines grow very rapidly. Leaves are deciduous and will drop in mid-autumn.
Pests & Diseases
Excellent specimen to climb on trellises and patios, but can also be a pruned as a free-standing tree.
Plant in moist, well-drained soil in an area with full sun to part shade. These climbing vines are tolerant of high temperatures, drought, and a variety of soil types, but they are not cold hardy. Trim after flowering to promote repeat bloom, and prune in late winter to control size and shape.
Swampy areas and stream borders from Illinois to Florida