Wisteria frutescens

Common name: American Wisteria

Native plant

Flowers are purple to purple-blue, abundant, showy racemes. Trellising is recommended for this plant- it can damage trees if allowed to climb and grow without pruning. Requires half-day sun and good garden soil. Be prepared to wait 2-3 years for blooms, but you’ll be glad you did!


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Plant Details

Plant type


Soil type

Mesic (Not too Wet Not too Dry), Moist Mesic

Light exposure

Full Sun

Bloom period


Urban environment

Requires Protected Site, Yards that Flood


Floodplain, Prairie Grasslands

Growth form

Shrubby/Clump, Colonizing / Spreading

Growth rate


Flower color


Fall color

Yellow Orange


Mature height
20 Feet
Mature width
10 Feet
Max height
30 Feet
Max width
15 Feet

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